Fireworks vendors hope to cash in on 4th

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By QCS Staff The whine of the Roman candles and the pop of firecrackers are already in the night air. “We want everyone to use caution and to have a safe Fourth of July,” said Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry. Vendors occupational licenses have been checked and verified, Cherry said. Although there has been rain, […]

Fireworks sales booming

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QCS Staff David Hernandez, manager of Phantom Fireworks on West Route 66 Boulevard, said the store is prepared to sell about $60,000 of fireworks before Tuesday. Hernandez has an arsenal of rockets, artillery shells and exploding gadgets going out the door at a fast clip and said he expects sales to really go through the […]