Fireworks Stand

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North Texas City Wants Fireworks Business Leveled

It’s a North Texas venture built on celebrating freedom. Now, members of one family are trying to protect their business from a city that wants them to destroy it.

CBSDFW.COM–09/18/2013

Thieves stole $25,000 worth of merchandise from Jack's Fireworks, in Aledo, just two days before the 4th of July holiday. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

$25K In Merchandise Stolen From Fireworks Stand

The Presley family fireworks stand is called Jack’s Fireworks and it sits along Interstate-20 in Aledo. The area staple has been in the same spot for more than 65 years and owners say not even a sparkler had ever been stolen — until now.

CBS 11–07/04/2012