REAL REPORTING: Fireworks barge explosion at Singapore Fireworks Celebration



Fireworks barge explosion, originally uploaded by Shiny Things.

Shot last night: Unplanned explosions engulf a fireworks barge at the Singapore Fireworks Celebration. The accident occurred early in the “Korean Fantasy” display on Saturday night; the program continued (minus the exploded fireworks) after the malfunction.

A closeup of the explosions on the deck of the barge:
Fireworks barge explosion close-up

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2 Responses to REAL REPORTING: Fireworks barge explosion at Singapore Fireworks Celebration

  1. Si says:

    Woah spectacular! Aren’t fireworks fun?

  2. Josh says:

    Yup. Moral of the story, kids, don’t play with fireworks!
    (I do have some decent photos floating around – I’ll post ’em on flickr sometime soon.)

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