WASHINGTON (WJZ) — It was a busy day for police officers in Washington, D.C. Thursday as they recovered thousands of illegal fireworks from the streets.
The district’s police department tweeted Friday that more than 58,000 pieces of illegal fireworks were recovered from a single district.
Yesterday, MPD recovered thousands of illegal fireworks in the city. More than 58,000 pieces were recovered in a single district!
— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) July 5, 2019
Selling and setting off fireworks is illegal in Washington, D.C.