Welcome to Los Angeles, where everyone breaks the law: The city was ablaze with illegal explosives, which made for a frightening yet incredible scene on Independence Day!

California and Los Angeles have some pretty strict laws against fireworks​, but that didn’t hinder Los Angeles residents in the least on the Fourth of July. And we’re not complaining, because this video shot by NBC4’s news chopper is frankly spectacular.

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“I think he’s had a heart attack!” – Australian Supercars driver James Courtney took a fan out for a lap in his car, but didn’t know his crew strapped a dummy into the seat!

Take a walk on the wild side in our ‘Deadly Venom’ crewneck. Limited numbers remain so don’t f**k around. @trentwoken for @shockmansionstore