Ooh! Aah! 20,000 pounds of fireworks detonate in deafening display

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MIDLAND, Texas — Talk about a grand finale!

The Midland Police Department bomb squad in Texas posted video on its Facebook page earlier this week showing the disposal of 20,000 pounds of seized illegal fireworks.

It took three and a half days to blow all the fireworks up — and video of it is mesmerizing.

The Facebook post said the explosions weren’t meant to be a fireworks show, and the fireworks could not be donated since their destruction was court-ordered.