Business is slow for East Texas fireworks stand

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – New Year's Eve means it's time to wait in the long line at the fireworks stand, but one East Texan said business at his stand has been slow.

He said it did pick up Thursday as more customers lined up, but in years past, they've been busier. He said the bad weather and the tough economy is partially to blame.

"Yesterday, I believe we had three customers spread out evenly, pretty slow, and the day before that nothing, the day before that nothing, and then we had a customer the first day, but today we've had a constant flow of customers coming to buy all sorts of fireworks," said Austin Culvertson.

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