Ingleside Station Police To Snuff Independence Day Fireworks With ‘Operation Kaboom’

Ingleside Station's Operation Kaboom aims to curb the use of illegal fireworks on the July 4, 2020.

The San Francisco Fire Department is running an informational campaign about the impact of illegal fireworks.
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In preparation for the widespread use of fireworks on Independence Day, Ingleside Station police announced that they will bring back “Operation Kaboom,” a special dispatch phone line to take complaints on revelers.

“Reporting the ‘sound’ of fireworks to 911 or the non-emergency line (415) 553-0123 clogs our system, which hinders a rapid response to emergencies as well as identified locations where illegal fireworks are being launched,” according to an announcement.

The phone line will be used on July 4 only despite the ongoing use of fireworks since late May.

Fireworks are illegal in the City and County of San Francisco.

How to Report Fireworks on July 4

Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: (415) 553-0123
Illegal fireworks seen being ignited: (415) 404-4052

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