Volunteer Fire Departments sell fireworks as fundraisers

Two local volunteer fire departments are selling fireworks this week to raise funds for their fire and rescue operations.

Grassy Fork Volunteer Fire Department is selling fireworks at its Station #2 off I-40 Exit 447 in Hartford. Sales hours are 9 a.m. – 10 p.m., and military and emergency service personnel get a 15% discount.

Dandridge Volunteer Fire Department also is selling fireworks at its Station #2 at 147 Meeting Street in Dandridge. Sales hours are Monday through Thursday, 4 – 9 p.m.; Friday, noon – 10 p.m.; and Saturday, July 4, "until they are all gone."

There is no sales tax on the fireworks sold at both locations.