He didn’t see that coming? Father’s film of son playing with a lit firework ends abruptly when he has to dive for cover
- The father filmed his son doing poses while holding a lit Roman Candle
- After each explosion the boy changes position and direction of the firework
- He accidentally aims the Roman Candle in his father’s direction
- Luckily the father ducks for cover in time and they laugh off the very close call
A father soon regretted filming his cheeky son playing with a lit firework.
In the footage, the boy poses holding a Roman Candle firework upright in a park, believed to be Florida.
As the smoke wafts in the air an explosion of sparks flies upwards and the child quickly changes his stance.
A father has filmed his cheeky son doing hilarious poses while holding a lit Roman candle firework in a park, believed to be in Florida
After each small explosion he changes his pose again, pointing the firework in another direction.
He even points the Roman Candle between his legs, firing the sparks backwards.
The boy then swings the firework in front of him, accidentally aiming straight towards his father.
As firework lets out another ‘bang’ and a jet of sparks, the father ducks for cover before they laugh off the very close call.
After every small explosion the child quickly changes his pose and the direction of the firework
He even holds fires the Roman Candle backwards between his legs, sending sparks flying out behind him
Steven Pattillo, who shared the clip on Facebook, wrote in the caption: ‘I will never, never give my kid a Roman candle again…’
Later in the comments the fater explained: ‘I clearly explained to him “do not point at anyone”.
‘I think he got carried away. So not doing that again,’ he added.
The boy then points the firework to his front, accidentally aiming in his father’s direction. Luckily the father ducks for cover in time and together they laugh off the very close call
On Twitter, viewers commented on the hilarious video including one Lilbby Flops who wrote: ‘I don’t blame him, he was running out of poses gotta keep it fresh.’
But there was others who shared their concern, Fraiser Seinfeld said: ‘Holding a tube full of gunpowder in your hand is not a good idea.’
While Evan Bowman added: ‘A lot people nowadays never had Roman candle fight, and it shows.’