The 4th of July is this weekend and we are all looking for a big fireworks show to go to this year. But what if the show was super short?

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Fireworks shows are one of my favorite things to do. This will be the first time in 25 years, with the exception of the pandemic, that I will be able to go see a fireworks show. We have been doing the Sparks in the Park for years but due to some budget cuts, the show will not be happening this year.

Most fireworks shows are around 30 minutes or so and the annual 'Sparks in the Park' show usually was between 18 and 20 minutes, but this colossal failure happened a few years ago in San Diego California.

Here is another view of this massive fireball.

The Garden State Fireworks team was in charge of the show that suffered this unbelievable mishap.

Three of the four barges in the water that the fireworks were to be fired from suffered 'premature ignition'. So the entire show, every shell went off in a 15-second grand finale ball of fire.

The show has had many successful shows in the years after that incident. Do you plan on attending any 4th of July Fireworks shows?

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