Thursday, 1 January 2015 - 10:29
Nearly 65,000 fireworks complaints into New Year's Day
The Vuurwerkoverlast.nl counter stood on 63,764 at midnight. The site has now gotten 64,882 complaints. At 18:00 yesterday there were 59 thousand complaints. From that time fireworks lighting was allowed and could continue to 02:00 this morning. Compared to previous years, the number of complaints about fireworks disturbances dropped by 20 percent. This year since December 24th, there were less complaints about fireworks than the same period last year, NU, reports. About 70 percent of the complaints were about loud bangs.