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Huge Firecracker around 8:15pm at 14th and V St, NW


Photo by Carlos Marquez

For folks who were wondering about that huge explosion heard around 14th and U Street, NW earlier.

Update: We’re getting tons of reports of more explosions/booms from Petworth/Brightwood Park/Brightwood and elsewhere. Assuming it’s the same huge “firecrackers” but will update when/if we learn more. If you’d like to follow along we’re the reports are @PoPville on twitter.

Update Two/Too: Apparently it was about 2-4 booms total all said and done:

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