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City of Vernon Decides Against Hosting July 4th Fireworks Show

Fireworks will not be lighting up the skies over the City of Vernon on July 4th.
Fireworks will not be lighting up the skies over the City of Vernon on July 4th.

Vernon city manager, Mitch Grant, says the city chose to not host a fireworks show because of time.

He says those types of shows must be booked several months in advance and several months ago, a burn ban was still in effect for Wilbarger County.

Although commissioners lifted that ban last week, Grant says there simply isn't enough time to organize a show for Independence Day.

Fireworks can be used in Wilbarger County but officials say you can face a fine up to $500 if you're caught using rockets with fins and missiles with sticks.
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