Yes this is an important lesson on the dangers of setting off fireworks at home and not leaving the pyrotechnics to the professions. But it sure looks like this Detroit Fire Department captain was having quite a bit of fun during the demonstration.
The cities of Detroit and Windsor and their shared river were lit up on June 27 for the Ford Fireworks, one of the nation's largest fireworks displays. This summer marked the 58th anniversary of the display. Check out some of the highlights captured on YouTube.