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Report: Buddhist Monks Set Off Illegal Fireworks

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — They’ll likely be mindful of any future fireworks ban.

Albuquerque authorities say, among the more than a dozen citations for illegal fireworks handed out July 4th, one was given to a group of Buddhist monks, … 134 more words


Long Beach Man Loses Thumb After Holding Firework

LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — A drunken man lost his thumb Friday after the firecracker he was holding exploded in his hand, police reported.

The man, who police would not identify, had to have his thumb amputated and remained hospitalized Sunday. 107 more words


Thousands Of Illegal Fireworks Confiscated In Metro Area

DENVER (CBS4) – After a busy holiday fire crews across the Denver metro area were back out Saturday night patrolling for illegal fireworks and thousands were confiscated. 348 more words


Officials: Illegal Fireworks Spark Portland Blaze

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials say a blaze blamed on illegal fireworks has destroyed a southeast Portland home.

Portland Fire and Rescue says the fire occurred late Friday night and was one of several in the city caused by illegal fireworks. 88 more words


Fireworks Blow Off Hands, Fingers Of 3 Southbay Men

SAN JOSE (CBS) — Fireworks caused serious injuries to 3 Southbay men Friday night.

A man in East San Jose lost both his hands Friday night when a firework he was holding exploded prematurely. 138 more words


Illegal Fireworks Cause Several Fires In The Denver Metro Area

DENVER (CBS4) – Police and fire patrols have been out on the streets keeping an eye out for dangerous illegal fireworks that can harm people and property. 279 more words