Family-operated firework stand in Rexburg celebrating 22 years of business

REXBURG — At first glance, the Family Fun Fireworks stand at 545 North Second East in Rexburg is just like all the others you see on the 4th of July.

But this one becomes a bit more unique when patrons learn it has been operated by the same family for 22 years.

Nadine and Walter Bell operate the firework stand, and they say it’s been a fun venture for their family to be involved in.

“A family member that owns Family Fun Fireworks asked us if they brought a stand up here to Rexburg if we would run it for them,” Walter tells EastIdahoNews.com. “We love fireworks. We love being together as a family, so we decided we’d do it.”

The stand is part of a larger franchise of Family Fun Fireworks. Brooke Taylor, who owns the business with her four brothers, says her parents, Don and Brenda Pollard, started Family Fun Fireworks more than 40 years ago in Pocatello. There are now 17 locations throughout the state, stretching from the Boise-Nampa area…

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