Steven Marson had more than 100 contracts for public fireworks displays, the majority of them scheduled for this weekend, before the pandemic hit Maine and prompted cancellations. Now he has eight.
Marson, who runs Central Maine Pyrotechnics, says the steep decline in business has cost him about $1 million so far.
"I could be out of business if this continues into 2021 because I don't have the means to keep going when you have not revenue coming in," he says.
Marson's not alone.