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Lompoc City Council cancels Fourth of July fireworks show this year

Posted at 7:44 PM, Jun 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-05 22:44:51-04

The Lompoc City Council voted to postpone the Fourth of July fireworks show because of coronavirus concerns, according to a city of Lompoc press release.

They voted 5-0 in favor of not holding a show this year.

Officials said the money will be refunded to those who had donated.

The council said they were already trying to find a new venue; however, city staff asked to reconsider postponing the event or finding an alternative due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Public safety officials such as the police and fire department chiefs advised the council against holding a fireworks show, according to the release.