"It was just one tremendous explosion. Just, boom! Nothing like you’ve ever heard. I’ve been to the fireworks on the Fourth of July. It’s like standing right next to the barge (used to set off fireworks displays). It’s a major tragedy. I can’t believe this." – David Owens

“It was just one tremendous explosion. Just, boom! Nothing like you’ve ever heard. I’ve been to the fireworks on the Fourth of July. It’s like standing right next to the barge (used to set off fireworks displays). It’s a major tragedy. I can’t believe this.” – David Owens