Ever wonder what 18 minutes worth of fireworks in 15 seconds looks like?
San Diego Port authority‘ official statement:
“Approximately 5 minutes before the show was to start, a signal was sent to the barges that would set the timing for the rest of the show after the introduction. There were a number of preliminary test signals sent hours and minutes leading up to the show. All these signals tested properly according to Garden State Fireworks, the fireworks company that provides the show.
The Unified Port of San Diego (Twitter):
“we sincerely apologize for the technical glitch that affected the #BigBayBoom. Event producers are currently investigating the cause.”
At about 9:20 PM, people waiting for the display were told to return home. The fireworks show was canceled, a radio announcement said.