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Sheriff's office collects nearly 400 pounds of fireworks at Redwood City buyback event

Original post made on Jul 3, 2023

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said it collected nearly 400 pounds of illegal fireworks during the county's first fireworks buy back event.

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Posted by Novelera
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 3, 2023 at 7:37 pm

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Hope this alleviates some of the noise. It was awful during the pandemic. I don't mind a flurry of noise just around dark on the 4th, but some persons were setting them off all night long at that time

Posted by revdreileen
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jul 6, 2023 at 1:22 pm

revdreileen is a registered user.

Good effort, but the 6+ hours of relentless fireworks in EPA Tuesday night would indicate how few people turned theirs in. It was miserable, for my dog, for me, and I suspect especially for combat veterans.

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