See Fourth of July Fireworks Light Up LA – NBC Los Angeles

Southern Californians woke up to hazy skies after a night of July 4 fireworks that continued late into the night.

NewsChopper4’s video shows a barrage of pops and flashes across Los Angeles. The fireworks – both legal and illegal – went on for hours on Monday night, leaving the area blanketed in a smoky haze.

Los Angeles residents wake up after a night of fireworks. Belen De Leon provides an air quality update for Tuesday, July 5, 2022.

“There are just all these particles from these fireworks that are suspended in the air,” said NBC4 forecaster Belen De Leon. “What happens overnight is that all that smoke usually settles.”

Unhealthy and very unhealthy air quality conditions were reported early Tuesday in the San Gabriel and San Fernando Valleys, and in the Inland Empire.

A night of celebrations turned deadly in Montebello, where an explosion of illegal fireworks killed a man. The explosion occurred in the courtyard of a house.

In Azusa, a man was hospitalized with injuries sustained while lighting fireworks. The man suffered cuts to his face and arms.

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