El Paso has always relied on the Keetch-Byram Drought Index to decide whether or not to allow fireworks. A rating over 575 is grounds to declare aerial fireworks illegal and, so far, we haven't hit that mark.
We talked about the fireworks ban in the county on the show today, and it made me start thinking of how fireworks were a part of my life while growing up in El Paso. We lit snakes and sparklers with punks as small children in the backyard, and had bottle rocket fights as teenag…
The El Paso Downtown Streetfest continued with another huge crowd, fantastic live music, lots of fun and great fireworks thanks to Teacher's Federal Credit Union! El Paso celebrated Independence a little early this year with explosions and beautiful lights in the sky.
Part of the El Paso Downtown Streetfest that everyone loves every year is the huge fireworks shows each night. Thanks to Teacher's Federal Credit Union, El Paso celebrates the Fourth of July with a bang, or a few hundred or thousand or so!