Fantastic Fourth of July fireworks fail turns night into day (VIDEO)

Professional grade fireworks shows are stunning and majestic, but they occasionally take on a life of their own.

There is possibly no better illustration of such than in the epic 2012 San Diego “Big Bay Boom” show in which a 18 minute program went off by accident in about 15 seconds, turning day into night momentarily and providing either the best or the worst show imaginable, depending on your inner boom beast.

However such snafus are not isolated to the U.S..

In 2014 a celebration at a vineyard in Italy, shown below, turned into a dazzling but borderline terrifying eruption that rivaled Mt. Vesuvius.

Can you say, safety zone?

 

Read More On:

Latest Reviews

  • Springfield SAINT: Your High-Value AR-15

    The Springfield Armory SAINT offers a high-value, no-frills-required AR-15 platform. We put it through its paces to see if it's worth adding to your collection. After several trips to the range, we can confirm this is a great gun.

    Read More
  • The Sig Sauer P320 X5 Legion is an Amazing Pistol

    The Sig Sauer p320 X5 Legion has been on the market for a little while now. So I wanted to bring you a review after shooting more than 30,000 rounds through mine over a year of competing in 3-gun and USPSA.

    Read More
  • 17 Reasons to Love the Glock 17

    Glock 17s are trusted by law enforcement and militaries around the world. But they are also great guns for civilians. Here are our top 17 reasons to get a Glock 17.

    Read More
  • Sig P320 vs. Sig P365 for Concealed Carry

    Sig’s P365 and P320 offer two great options for concealed carry. Their compact sizes and high magazine capacities make them excellent choices for everyday carry. They're also easy to customize.

    Read More

Loading