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Don't call 911 to report illegal fireworks in Omaha

Posted at 5:44 PM, Jul 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-04 18:44:55-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Authorities in Omaha say if you see illegal fireworks, do not call 911 unless there's an immediate danger to life or property.

Instead, they ask that you use the non-emergency number: 402-444-5802.

The Omaha Fire Department says it has received 143 firework complaints so far. Omaha police say they have issued 21 warnings, but no citations at this point.

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