Burn ban stifles firework displays in Oklahoma - Article Photos 1/1

FIREWORKS SALES: Josh Chavez at the fireworks stand he operates with other members of OKC Family Church. The church uses fireworks sales as a fundraiser for the church. located at 8300 S Shields in Oklahoma City. Chavez says the church sets up the fireworks stand on the southeast corner of NE 23 and Post Road in Nicoma Park city limits because this is the nearest location to the church where fireworks can be sold legally. He said this is the sixth year the church has opened its stand at the same location. Chavez is an associate pastor at the south Oklahoma City church. He was photographed at the stand Thursday afternoon, June 30, 2011. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD