May 28, 2024



Fact Check: Florida ‘Explosion’ Video Shows ‘Mushroom Cloud’ From Beach


Published Apr 26, 2024 at 9:35 AM EDT
Updated Apr 26, 2024 at 9:10 PM EDT

Footage of a “mushroom cloud” filmed at a beach near Florida went viral this week, leading to speculation that a “massive explosion” had occurred near the coast of the Sunshine State.

The video, which has been viewed more than 400,000 times since Thursday, shows visitors puzzlingly looking toward a plume of smoke, far off in the distance.

However, the reality of what happened is a little more reassuring than what some may have feared.

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