Firework EXPLOSION In Los Angeles

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A cache of illegal fireworks seized at a South Los Angeles home exploded Wednesday evening, damaging nearby homes and cars and injuring at least nine people, authorities said.

Police had called in a bomb squad after a tip led them to seize some 5,000 pounds (2,268 kilograms) of illegal home-made and China-manufactured pyrotechnics at about noon, police said.

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One man was arrested on suspicion of possessing fireworks and destructive devices and also on suspicion of child endangerment because two children were found at the home, police said.

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Sky5 was over the scene as the explosion occurred Wednesday.

Some of the fireworks appeared to be large mortar-sized devices used for commercial purposes

 

h/t Don

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