2012 San Diego 4th of July Fireworks Big Bay Boom Fail



San Diego 4th of July fireworks display all go off at once before The show was even supposed to begin! 

At about 8:55 p.m. Wednesday -- 5 minutes before the show was supposed to start -- a sudden burst of fireworks shot into the air in the bay. Throughout downtown San Diego, a large rumble could be felt just before 9 p.m. on Wednesday night. Tens of thousands 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. Port District authorities said a "technical difficulty" resulted in all the fireworks going off within 15 seconds just minutes before the show was scheduled to begin.

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