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A "hostile crowd" in San Francisco throws fireworks and glass bottles at the police. 12 police officers were injured

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At least 12 police officers were injured early Tuesday in San Francisco when a "hostile crowd" threw fireworks and glass bottles at police in response to a street fire after midnight. .. 

San Francisco Police StationMission Station shares video on Tuesday, police officers respond to a large crowd and fire at 24th Avenue and Harrison around 12:39 am Said that he did. 

The footage shows a chaotic scene with burning debris in the middle of an intersection, where you can hear explosives ringing over the sound of music. 

"The officers tried to disperse the hostile crowd," the San Francisco Police Department's mission station tweeted. "Fireworks and a glass bottlewere thrown by police officers.As a result, 12 police officers were injured." 


"Despite the staffing problem, we were finally able to wipe out the crowd from the officer's street, SFFD [San Francisco] The Fire Department] was able to extinguish the fire before further damage occurred, "added a follow-up tweet. 

Hundreds of San Francisco Pier 39 due to a large fireworks show commissioned to the incident, despite allegedly heavy fog ruining spectators' sights. It happened a few hours after people got together. 

In a June 30 fireworks safety press release, San Francisco police told residents and visitors "all fireworks (including fireworks branded as" safe and sane "). Remindedthat it is illegal in Sun. San Francisco."

Fire and police chiefs." More than 12,000 fireworks-related injuries each year, half of which are being treated by children in the hospital's emergency room, "the agency said. "Holding fireworks such as sky rockets, bottle rockets, Roman candles, aerial shells, firecrackers, etc. that explode, jump into the air, or move out of control of the ground can lead to citations and arrests.

According to a press release, the city and county of San Francisco had an independence anniversary fireworks show along the waterfront from 9:30 pm on Sunday. 

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"Watch fireworks from a scenic spot along the San Francisco waterfront You can do it. " "Note: Due to COVID-19, there are no city-sponsored festivals or rallies. In this year's July 4th and California, those planning to attend the July 4th fireworks will be fully vaccinated and It is highly recommended to test negative for COVID-19 or wear a face cover before attending the event. "

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