What was the explosion heard in south Sydney around Carlton, Rockdale, Bexley ...

What was the explosion heard in south Sydney around Carlton, Rockdale, Bexley ...
What was the explosion heard in south Sydney around Carlton, Rockdale, Bexley ...
Terrified Sydney families call police after hearing an 'EXPLOSION' which 'made their house shake' - but there's a simple explanation Scores of south Sydney families flocked to social media to report an explosion  Residents in eight suburbs heard a 'loud bang', some said it 'shook' their home Police and fire crews were called to Short Street, in Carlton, at 11.25pm Sunday Officers found no evidence of an explosion - it appeared to be fireworks in a park

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Scores of terrified families in lockdown across Sydney's southern suburbs have reported hearing a loud explosion which shook their homes before the sound of sirens flooded nearby streets - all after some pranksters let off fireworks.

Residents in Carlton, Rockdale, Bexley, Kogarah, Arncliffe, Bardwell Valley, Banksia, and Hurstville flocked to local Facebook groups on Sunday night after hearing a massive bang in the area. 

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Despite locals fearing a huge explosion which shook their suburbs, emergency services told Daily Mail Australia it had simply been fireworks let off in a gazebo in a nearby park.

'Okay, what the f*** was that bang?' one person wrote, while another asked: 'What was that loud sound?'

'In Carlton, I heard a big bang like a building was hit or something or something,' someone else posted

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