Amarillo police respond to hundreds of firework related calls on Fourth of July

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AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The Amarillo Police Department responded to 363 firework related calls this Fourth of July.

Although that number sounds high, it’s lower than the number of calls from last year.

Overall, the Amarillo Police Department too 960 calls for medical, fire, management and welfare in the 24 hour span yesterday.

APD responds to more than three times as many calls on the fourth of July than on a regular day.

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