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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Thursday June 17th, 2021 :: 05:58 p.m. PDT


Fourth of July News Release

Nature of Incident: Fourth of July Holiday Weekend / Extra Patrol
Location: City of Fillmore
Date & Time: June 17, 2021
Unit(s) Responsible: Fillmore Police Department
The Fillmore Police Department encourages our residents and visitors to rejoice and celebrate over the Fourth of July weekend responsibly and with consideration for the safety of all members of the public and their respective property.  With the anticipated increase of the city’s population during the festivities, in addition to the inherent dangers associated with illegal fireworks, the Police Department will have extra patrol deputies deployed throughout the city over the holiday weekend.
The Police Department wants to remind residents and visitors about illegal fireworks and the fines associated with these crimes:
  • “Safe and Sane” fireworks, bearing the seal of the State Fire Marshal, can be legally sold, possessed, and enjoyed in the city between 12:00 pm, June 28th, and 12:00 pm, July 5th.
  • Violators may be cited for violating city municipal codes and are subject to a $1000.00 fine for possessing illegal fireworks or violators may be arrested for more serious offenses.  If you witness any illegal firework activity, please call the Fillmore Police Department at (805) 524-2233 or if there is an immediate threat to life or property call 9-1-1.
Prepared by: Deputy J. LabbĂ©  
News Release Date: June 17th, 2021  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Deputy J. Labbé @ 805-524-2233
Approved by: Captain Garo Kuredjian  

Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93003

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511

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