Contact Us
Make My Homepage

El Paso County Commissioners Say Yes To Fireworks Sales For The Fourth Of July

Blue colorful fireworks on the black sky background
Dovapi

El Paso County Commissioners have given the green light for the rocket’s red glare on the Fourth of July.

For the second year in a row, the County okayed the sale of fireworks. Because of lack of rainfall in previous years, the sale of fireworks had been banned, but County Judge Veronica Escobar said the numbers are not there this year, so unless there is a stretch of triple digit heat, there will be no ban on fireworks in the County.

Escobar told NewsChannel 9 that the County will still keep a close watch on the the drought index and if anything changes they will put an item on the agenda right away to possibly ban the sale of fireworks.

There is a six mile stretch of Montana Avenue in Montana Vista where tens of thousands of people go to pop fireworks and party. Last year, that was the stretch of road that El Paso Sheriff’s deputies concentrated on patrolling on the Fourth of July. They will probably be working that same stretch this year.

We’ll keep you updated about when and where you can buy and use fireworks this year.

Best of 93.1 KISS FM

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kisselpaso.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for VIP quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive VIP contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.