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Fireworks On Sale In Central Texas

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 (KCEN)—You can now get your sparklers, bottle rockets and black cats for the 4th of July.

Fireworks are now officially one sale here in Central Texas. Stands and super stores like the American Fireworks in Troy are expecting huge sales, in part because of the recent rain we've received.

“We’re excited with all the rain we’ve been getting,” said Matt Baumgartner who runs the Troy super store. “There’s no burn bans, no firework bans for us. So we’re looking forward to a safe and great season.”

Throughout Central Texas, only Lampasas and San Saba counties have burn bans in affect. Matt also claims the rain has made people more comfortable about firing off rockets this year.

“Certainly people are a lot more relaxed based on the weather we’ve had.”

But even with the recent precipitation, fireworks still pose a major fire threat, and cannot be used inside Waco, Temple, and Killeen city limits.
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