Fireworks cause small fires

DOWNEY - Over the Fourth of July weekend, the Downey Fire Department reported that no one was seriously injured and that there were no major firework-related fires.Firefighters, however, responded to eight small fires in trees and bushes. There was no damage to any structures aside from one house on Gunderson Avenue that experienced $2,500 worth of roof damage from an illegal bottle rocket. -Stephanie Cobau

********** Published: July 10, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 12