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VIDEO: Illegal Fireworks Over Bay Bridge Bring Traffic To Standstill

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) - Traffic was brought to a standstill on the Bay Bridge when someone stopped, got out and set off illegal fireworks.

It happened around 7:40 p.m. Tuesday in the westbound lanes heading into San Francisco. Thats when 911 calls about traffic being stopped on the bridge flooded emergency dispatch operators.

According to the CHP, witnesses said the suspects got out and were setting off fireworks.

Police were trying to find the suspects, but so far, no one has been arrested.

The display lasted about 4 minutes and could be seen all across the Bay. The stunt lit up social media, as well, with videos and eyewitness accounts on Twitter that for the most part, were pleasantly suprised.

One observer said, "No idea why there were fireworks from the bay bridge, just happy they happened. Life is so damn good, keep it coming!"

Fireworks are illegal in San Francisco and Alameda County.

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