OAKLAND, Calif. - People caught with fireworks can be fined up to $1,000. Penalties for possession of large quantities of fireworks include fines ranging from $5,000 to $10,000, plus imprisonment.
To report persons with fireworks or large cache of fireworks call the Fireworks Tip Line at (510) 238-2373, up until July 4th.
On the day of July 4th, DO NOT CALL the Fireworks Tip Line. Please report fireworks activity by calling the OPD Non-emergency number at (510) 777-3333.
Fireworks Collection Barrels
To help get illegal fireworks off the street, the Oakland Fire Department has set
up fireworks collection barrels at the following fire stations:
Station 1: 1603 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Station 3: 1445 14th Street
Station 4: 1235 International Boulevard
Station 5: 934 34th Street
Station 18: 5008 Bancroft Avenue
Station 20: 1401 98th Avenue