Los Angeles Responds To Mayor’s Warning About Fireworks With Enormous Display (VIDEO)

Eric Garcetti, the mayor of Los Angeles, issued a warning this year on July 4th to remind residents that fireworks are illegal and dangerous. His warning backfired like a cheap bottle rocket.

FOX News reports:

Los Angeles mayor’s fireworks warning proves lethal — to a watermelon, anyway

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s laudable attempt to warn of the dangers of fireworks may have backfired when his PSA video instead showcased a fun use for the mini-explosives — igniting fruit.

Garcetti tweeted out a video on his Twitter account Monday showing a watermelon being “completely destroyed” by a firework that he said was the size of a stick of gum.

“#Fireworks are illegal in the City of Los Angeles and even small ones can cause a lot of damage,” he said.

Here’s what the mayor tweeted:

Here’s how the people of Los Angeles responded:


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