Chief Michel Moore said five members of the bomb squad have been removed from field duties as the investigation continues.
Twitter users mock South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem's weird holiday photo selection.
The bomb squad was in the process of removing the fireworks at the time of the blast, the LAPD said.
The South Dakota governor and Trump administration had worked toward a deal but the National Park Service said no amid safety concerns and tribal objections.
At least two people died and a horse was injured in the blast near Los Angeles.
...and if that's not enough, a YouTuber also blows up a snowman.
The event is deemed too dangerous due to potential park damage, wildfire risks and COVID-19. Gov. Kristi Noem vows to fight the decision.
The New Year’s experience mirrored national responses to the virus itself.
Pandemic restrictions limit crowds and gatherings to ring in 2021 as many popular locales urged residents to stay home.
The site has not had fireworks since 2009 because of environmental concerns.