Independence Day celebrations got off to an unplanned start in Ocean City on Sunday, when an enormous fireworks explosion rocked the beach in the popular resort town.
The footage caught a tower of smoke rising from the beach, as fireworks cracked and screamed in all directions.
Media reports suggest that a truck carrying fireworks, possibly for a display scheduled for Sunday evening, was the source of the explosion. Photos taken in the aftermath show a scorched truck and several burned out boxes strewn across the sand.
So far, there has been no information on whether anyone was hurt in the explosion.
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