Police detonate 10 tons of fireworks

MIDLAND, TX (WCMH)– The amazing video shows what happens when 20,000 pounds of fireworks are exploded at one time.

The Midland Police Department, posted the video to their Facebook page, and explained that the fireworks were seized over three and a half days in Glasscock County by the ATF.

According to the police department, they detonated them during the day because they didn’t want it to be considered a fireworks display, and they were court ordered to destroy them.

The detonation also served as a learning experience for several bomb squad teams in the area.

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