- May 2019
I was tracking this incident since I live in Texas. Plano, TX(pop. 280k) is a major suburb of Dallas, TX. It was reported that a 6" shell exploded in the tube and that scattered other tubes containing delay chains all around, including some fairly close to spectators. In the drone video, you can see multiple fires already burning in the grass even before the incident, must have been very dry, but after the incident, grass fires were widespread. I feel for the display crew, what a mess, but no injuries were reported.
The rockets' red glare caused quite a scare during Plano's Fourth of July fireworks show. Some of the rockets in the city's annual fireworks display launched in private fields veered off course and landed very close to some of the spectators. Other fireworks exploded on the field, starting three...