Fireworks-related calls up from last year
Last updated 7/8/2020 at 12:34pm
The Mukilteo Police Department received about twice as many fireworks-related calls compared to last year.
Police responded to about 44 calls during the three-day, July 4 holiday weekend.
Nearly all of the public firework shows were canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Despite the large volume of complaints, the Mukilteo Fire Department actually had a quiet weekend.
“It was actually a fairly slow weekend,” Fire Chief Chris Alexander said. “We had no fireworks-related calls than I’m aware of.”
The July 4 holiday generally is not busy for the fire department, Ale...