All Fireworks Fair Game in Brazos County

By: Stephanie Ando Email
By: Stephanie Ando Email

All fireworks are fair game in Brazos County this Fourth of July for the first time in more than three years.

Last year, fire officials imposed burn bans due to the severe drought. Fireworks restrictions were also in place two years before that, according to fire officials.

“I'm thinking it’s going to be a good year, it's going to be a good year," said Tammy Lowery, Band Booster President at Top Dog Fireworks.

Some fireworks stands are stocked up with more merchandise than usual this year, so vendors hope customers take advantage of their freedom to buy fireworks.

“I don’t think people are used to the fact that they can buy them again,” said Carlene Gordon, vendor at American Fireworks. “A lot of them are still questioning, are we able to set them off? Can we set them off? What can we set off?"

Other vendors just hope customers face their fears this Fourth of July.

“People should come out and do fireworks, even if it’s just the small ones, just to celebrate a little bit," said Lowery.

Fireworks are still illegal inside College Station and Bryan City Limit.

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