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Summer heat and dry conditions are a dangerous pair for Fourth of July and fireworks.

Posted: Jun 30, 2019 1:40 PM
Updated: Jul 1, 2019 9:03 PM

Summer heat and dry conditions are a dangerous pair for Fourth of July and fireworks.

Butte County

All fireworks but those with the "Safe and Sane" seal are illegal except within the city limits of Oroville and Gridley.

CLICK HERE for Cal Fire Butte's 2015 press release regarding fireworks.

Shasta County

All fireworks, including the "Safe and Sane" sealed, are illegal and those who are caught lighting, possessing or transporting them can be fined at least $250.

Tehama County

"Safe and Sane" fireworks are legal in Tehama County.

Glenn County

"Safe and Sane" fireworks are legal in Glenn County.

Chico
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Oroville
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Paradise
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Chester
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Red Bluff
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Willows
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Dry conditions, warmer temperatures, and gusty north winds will drive high fire danger and a Red Flag Warning across most of northern California Monday. Winds will diminish and temperatures will warm up on Tuesday. We'll stay dry and heat up later this week. Cooler temperatures then return for your weekend.
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