Crowd gathered in large numbers at Alambi Heights Beach in Sydney, only to be startled by stray fireworks that flew from the celebration and ended up injuring a total of nine people. Despite the unfortunate incident, hundreds still stayed back to witness an inspiring show of lights and colors.
As the fireworks lit up the beachfront on Christmas night, unfortunately they got out of hand and began to rain down on those gathered below. Emergency teams were quickly dispatched to assist with injuries and burns caused by this tragic accident – reminding us all of how important it is to stay vigilant in any situation involving fire or explosives.
A crowd was sent running and screaming after at least one rogue firework was shot towards them during a Christmas carols fireworks display on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. pic.twitter.com/Wn2glLQ4Am— 10 News First Sydney (@10NewsFirstSyd) December 11, 2022
10 News First has obtained terrifying footage of the moment a rogue firework fired directly into the crowd at a Sydney Christmas carols event over the weekend.@SamaraMGardner has the full report at 5pm. pic.twitter.com/gd5K5aVdTG— 10 News First Sydney (@10NewsFirstSyd) December 12, 2022
The authorities launched an inquiry into the incident to uncover the causes behind why the fireworks got out of hand.