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Medford emergency personnel get creative for 4th of July

Medford emergency personnel will be using a unique format to respond to firework calls on the 4th of July.

Posted: Jul 3, 2019 4:26 AM
Updated: Jul 3, 2019 7:25 AM

MEDFORD, Ore--- Medford emergency personnel will be using a unique format to respond to firework calls on the 4th of July. 

Deputy Fire Marshals from Medford Fire Rescue will be pairing up with Patrol Officers from the Medford Police Department.

This is to make sure that all of the legalities are covered during the call, in order to make sure that all of the correct decisions are made. 

This is something that they have tried out in the past couple of years. 

Medford Fire Rescue says that this will ultimately help out with the influx of calls that come in on the 4th. It will also help with making sure new firework laws are enforced properly. 

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