DETROIT, MI – The Michigan State Fire Marshal, along with the Detroit Police Department, seized a large number of illegal fireworks from a residential home.
On Sunday, May 30th, 2021, the Michigan State Fire Marshal’s office received a complaint of illegal fireworks sales taking place in the 20000 block of Wexford Street.
The Fire Marshals, along with members of the Detroit Police Department, responded to the location. They observed a large number of apparent consumer fireworks for sale on the front lawn of the residence, with multiple signs reading “Fireworks.”
The Fire Marshal’s seized approximately 400 lbs. gross weight of consumer fireworks at the location. The Michigan State Fire Marshals determined citations would be issued and the inventory was subject to seizure due to the violation of Michigan Fireworks Safety Act.
If you have any information on the illegal use or sale of fireworks, please contact the Michigan State Fire Marshal’s Tip Line at (517) 388-6715.
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