Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Simi Valley 4th of July Fireworks Gone Wrong

Dozens injured by catastrophic misfire during Simi Valley Fourth of July celebrations. - An accident during a 4th of July fireworks display in Simi Valley injured at least 14 people Thursday, according to Ventura County fire officials. The incident occurred at the Rancho Santa Susana Community Park located near East Los Angeles Avenue and Sterns Street around 9:30 p.m. Police said fireworks accidentally detonated during the show. The event, which was sponsored by the support of the Rancho Simi Recreation and Parks District, was stopped immediately following the mishap.

Recorded by Cameron Wapner.

Close-up clip.

One and half minute video, shot from a distance.

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