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Big Bay Boom San Diego Firework Show failure, San Diego fireworks go up all at once. Those watching the Big Bay Boom in San Diego's Glorietta Bay witnessed what was either an accidental fireworks display -- or a very disappointing fireworks show.
Port District authorities said a "technical difficulty" resulted in all the fireworks going off at once.
About 5 minutes before the show was supposed to start, a sudden burst of fireworks shot into the air near the bay. Throughout downtown San Diego, a large rumble could be felt just before 9 p.m. on Wednesday night.
See the original report at NBCSanDiego.com
It appeared that hundreds of fireworks were set off at the same time. The explosions lasted a few seconds.
At about 9:20 p.m., people waiting for the display were told to return home. The fireworks show was canceled, a radio announcement said.
The Port hires the company Garden State Fireworks to operate the fireworks show. Calls to the company were not immediately returned.
No injuries were reported.
Here's a collection of responses from social media users who witness, Every firework in San Diego's largest pyrotechnic show at the Big Bay Boom launched skyward in seconds Wednesday night because of a technical glitch.
Huge unhappy crowds were reportedly told to go home 20 minutes later, unsure just what had happened. Many didn't get that message and waited longer for a show that never materialized.