1. Recall Date: June 27, 2017
Recall Number: 17-181
Fireworks Recalled By American Promotional Events Due to Burn and Injury Hazards:
Name of Product: TNT Red, White, & Blue Smoke fireworks
Hazard: The fireworks can explode unexpectedly after being lit, posing burn and injury hazards to consumers.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireworks and contact America Promotional Events for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: American Promotional Events at 800-243-1189 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday; email at email@example.com or online at www.tntfireworks.com and click on Product Recall at the bottom right-hand corner of the page.
Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Fireworks-Recalled-By-American-Promotional-Events
This recall involves TNT Red, White, & Blue Smoke fireworks. The recalled fireworks are pyrotechnic devices that make smoke when lit. They were sold in a bag containing three canisters: one red, one blue and one white. Each colored smoke firework is a cardboard cylinder tube that measures about 1 inch in diameter and 5 inches long. The TNT logo, “Red, White & Blue Smoke” and UPC number 027736036561 appear on the packaging.
American Promotional Events has received three incident reports, resulting in three people suffering burn injuries. No property damage has been reported.
Sold at: Albertsons, Kroger, Meijer, Target, Wal-Mart and other retailers in Illinois, Ohio, Vermont and Wisconsin from May 2017 through June 2017 about $5.
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Sergeant Parrish, with the Keokuk Police Department, speaks with a group of children in the Keokuk Public Library Round Room on Wednesday, June 21st. The children are part of the summer reading program, “Build a Better World”. Sergeant Parrish touched on topics of safety with the children and fielded questions from the 60 in attendance on what it is like being a police officer. Photo provided by Hank Hustus.
It is the intention that citizens be allowed to enjoy the use of novelty and consumer fireworks. It is in the best interest of public safety that these restrictions are included to prevent or limit injuries and/or fire(s) caused by fireworks and their use in and around individuals, large gatherings or events, structures and the environment.
June 1 thru July 8 from the hours of 9am until 10pm.
Exception: discharge hours are extended to 11 pm on July 4th only.
December 10 thru January 3 from the hours of 9am until 10pm
Exception: discharge hours are extended to 12:30am on January 1.
Saturday May 13th a mother and son night out was held to raise funds to support the KPLAY Fund. Tri-State area mothers and their sons enjoyed an evening of dinner, dancing and laughs while at the same time raising money for the purpose of bringing all-inclusive play equipment for all children in Keokuk, Iowa.
Keokuk Police Captain Bob Hafliger came out to the event to meet with the mothers and their sons sharing in the evening’s festivities and giving a tour of his squad car.
Images above are courtesy of Mississippi Valley Photography.
Southeast Iowa Regional Law Enforcement Testing Center has scheduled police officer/deputy testing to be held Saturday, June 3, 2017, registration is at 07:30 a.m. and testing starts at 08:00 a.m. at Southeastern Community College in West Burlington, IA.
An application to test must be turned into SEIRT, C/O Major Grimshaw at 424 N. 3rd Street, Burlington, Iowa 52601 and MUST be received at the Burlington Police Department by 5:oo p.m. May 19, 2017.
Applications to test can be picked up at any of the below listed agencies or by visiting SEIRT Testing Packet: