Fireworks season is just around the corner

Fireworks tents are beginning to go up and firework shops are about ready to open.

The 4th of July is only a few weeks away, but there are already signs in Kirksville that it's near the time to start buying fireworks for the big holiday.

Tents are beginning to go up and firework shops in the city are showing signs of what types of fireworks are available.

Firework stands are starting to pop up on the Missouri-Iowa state line as well.

Beginning next Thursday, June 20, you can purchase fireworks in Missouri, as they will officially go on sale

Kirksville residents will have to wait to shoot them off though. According to the city ordinance, you can set off fireworks from June 30 through July 5 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 11 p.m.

Fireworks are illegal in the state of Iowa.