FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Safety PIO: Lt. Bob Dunn, (714) 497-6330 mobile
City PIO: Ruth Ruiz, (714) 420-7797 mobile
HONOR AMERICA AND CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE DAY SAFELY
Ban on “safe and sane” fireworks in Anaheim remains in place this July 4th weekend
ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 2, 2014) – Independence Day is a holiday all of us look forward to celebrating. Whether spending time with family and friends at home or at a special event, the City of Anaheim would like to encourage the community to honor America while minimizing the risk for fire or injury.
Recently voters passed Measure E, a ballot measure that repeals the current ban on the use of “safe and sane” fireworks in Anaheim. Measure E will not take effect until at least July 26, 2014, in accordance with election results certification. Fireworks (including “safe and sane” fireworks) are not legal in Anaheim at this time. Continue reading