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Howard County Commissioners Banning Some Firework Sales For New Years

HOWARD COUNTY, TX (KWES) -

If you plan on popping fireworks in Howard County for New Years, Howard County Commissioners voted to ban sales on some fireworks.

Howard County Volunteer Fire Chief, Tommy Sullivan, recently expressed his concerns about all of the green vegetation is now turning brown and becoming an abundant fuel source for fast-spreading wildfires.

Under the ban, you won't be able to buy fireworks with stick and fins.

The type that is likely to fly away and land in a brush while still burning.

All other fireworks are allowed in areas outside the city and on approved properties.

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