MIDLAND, TX – The amazing video shows what happens when 20,000 pounds of fireworks explodes at once.

The Midland Police Department posted the video to its Facebook page and explained that the fireworks were seized in Glasscock County by the ATF.

According to the police department, officials detonated the fireworks during the day because they didn’t want them to be considered a fireworks display. A court had ordered them destroyed.

The detonation also served as a learning experience for several bomb squad teams in the area.THE STORIES OTHERS ARE CLICKING ON: