HOBBS, N.M. (KRQE) – The city of Hobbs has banned certain fireworks over increased fire danger. City Commission approved a proclamation to prohibit the sale of aerial shells, spinners, roman candles, and missile-type rockets. The restrictions are subject to change if weather conditions approve.

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The city’s 4th of July celebration is still scheduled for the Friday before the holiday, but the city may change the date or even cancel it.