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HOUSTON Customers in northwest Harris County are spending big bucks for fireworks to celebrate the upcoming July 4th holiday.

I don t have a budget, said customer Jeff North. I try to spend $300 to $800.

Fire departments think there are risks.

We are under very dangerous conditions right now, said Ponderosa Fire Chief Fred Windisch. I m scared.

There are a half dozen fireworks stands within a couple blocks along FM-2920 in north Harris County.

People are spending up to $4,000 on fireworks, according to one vendor.

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