Bad news if you are looking forward to blowing some fireworks up this year.
According to a report, a fireworks shortage can be expected this Fourth of July!
If you’re looking to have fireworks for any summer celebrations like July 4, you might be disappointed. According to a statement posted by Brooklyn Fireworks on May 5, the fireworks industry is facing a “massive product shortage.” In fact, the company says that more than 60 percent of the fireworks ordered by companies in the U.S. for 2021 will not actually arrive this year because of the shortage.
Along with a shortage, there will also be higher prices!
According to Brooklyn Fireworks, shipping costs have increased by more than 100 percent over the last year, which has contributed to the looming fireworks shortage. The increased costs have come from freight surcharges of $1,000 to $5,000, and additional charges added by ports in China.
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Special shoutout to those dummies who have been blowing up fireworks every night in every neighborhood for the past year. Y’all are the real heroes.