With the Fourth of July right around the corner, people are anxious to purchase fireworks.
Fireworks businesses opened today.
Under state law fireworks can be sold in North Dakota through Friday.
One family owned location north of Bismarck is fully stocked with the latest in fire crackers and is ready for the season.
People are out and about looking for the best deals.
Some fireworks even have their own North Dakota flare...like Minot Magic, Dakota Frog Princess, and even one named after Milo Hatzenbuhler.
Cam Knutson, the manager of Memory Fireworks says the first day of sales is usually quiet but picks up right away in July.
This year has the potential to be one of the best for fireworks fans.
"If there's a fire ban, that can be a major issue with fireworks, with camping, with all those things that people do during the fourth of July and so this year with pretty much the entire state getting a significant amount of moisture thus far, for us it's a good sign that it should be a great year for fireworks and for people celebrating the Fourth of July," says Cam Knutson, Manager of Memory Fireworks.
Cities and counties have their own ordinances regarding fireworks, check with your local law enforcement agency to see if fireworks are allowed.
Also, for the first time, fireworks sales will be allowed December 26th through January 1st for those wanting to celebrate new years with a bang.
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