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

in the vicinity


Fireworks safety for Independence Day

To stay Phantom Fireworks’ Chris Beeler stock tips sure.

Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti is the commendable attempt to warn you of the dangers of fireworks may fruit backfired, as his PSA video instead of a fun set to use for the mini-explosives — detonating.

Garcetti tweeted a video on his Twitter account on Monday showing a watermelon as a “completely destroyed” by fireworks, he said, was the size of a stick of chewing gum.

“#Fireworks illegal in the city of Los Angeles, and also the little ones can cause a lot of damage,” he said.

#Fireworks illegal in the city of Los Angeles, and also the little ones can cause a lot of damage.

These water melons are completely factory the size of a stick of chewing gum has been destroyed by a fire.

? #FourthOfJuly be sure to have a professional show near you:

Mayor Eric Garcetti (@MayorOfLA) 2. July 2018

The impact of the statement was probably not helped, the video is the creative use of slow motion, which showed the full awesomeness of the watermelon, the crash-maybe even encouraging thrill to emulate the Trick.

Users on Twitter seemed to think that the same streamline with the answers, suggesting that it is only going to discourage the behavior it was trying.

Millions of people have the same thought: How can I gumstick my hands on some of those awesome fireworks?

— Paul Farhi (@farhip) 3. July 2018

“Awesome! Please give accurate details to be used fireworks, a user tweeted,”. “100% do this 4. July.”

“I hope you remember, that was the best possible advertisement for a fireworks display to any male age 10-23,” said another.

⚠ Awesome important reminder ⚠ awesome @LACity and @LAFD: fire works are illegal in the city of L. A., and dangerous.

You go to you will find a safe, legal, ? show in your area. #4thofJuly2018

Mayor Eric Garcetti (@MayorOfLA) 4. July 2018

Mayor Garcetti later, a video of the promotion tweeted the same message and encourage the residents to “safe, legal, point in the vicinity of” but this time without the presence of exploding fruit.


Adam Shaw is a reporter covering the American and European politics for Fox News.. He can be reached.

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