Optic staff and wire
So long, eruptors. Later days megamax firework packages.
With mounting local and state pressure against fireworks use due to the extremely dry conditions and catastrophic fires raging around the state, the local Walmart was planning to halt its firework sales. The firework tents outside Hacienda Home Center and Alco have also ceased selling fireworks.
“It’s the right thing to do for our community,” Walmart manager Damon Garcia told the Optic Thursday morning.