If you're like us, you're probably still recovering from the lack of sleep you got the night of America's birthday. People all around the Treasure Valley were celebrating the Fourth of July with fireworks late into the night. Some of these were legal, others illegal but we could all agree that the fireworks didn't need to go as late as they did.

Our Boise firefighters were working around the clock

While many of us were getting irritated with the late fireworks, our first responders were all over the Treasure Valley putting out fires.

Thanks to the app called Pulse, we were able to look at what kind of calls Ada County emergency services responded to between the hours of 9 PM and 2 AM. In that time, we counted 76 total calls relating to fire and medical emergencies. That's 15 calls an hour or roughly a call every 4 minutes in that time span.

Let's look at the stats from this year's 4th of July between 9 PM and 2 AM and then thank a firefighter afterward according to the Pulse app. Please note that this is not official data from Ada County or any other city agencies.

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