Awesome Video Of The NYPD Exploding 5,000 Pounds Of Illegal Fireworks

Just because fireworks are illegal to purchase in New York City doesn’t keep people from buying them.

The New York Post reports on a NYPD pre-4th of July sweep that netted 5,000 pounds of illegal fireworks worth more than $25,000.

20 people were arrested and the NYPD bomb squad had their own amazing finale when they disposed of the cache.

Check out the video below.

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