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Chaos and calls for help after fireworks were thrown inside St. Augustine movie theater

ST AUGUSTINE, Fla. — St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office responded to Epic Theatres in St. Augustine for multiple reports of an explosion inside an occupied movie theatre.

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Action News Jax first brought you this story when a significant law enforcement response was initiated. It was determined three male subjects lit at least two ground-to-air fireworks inside an occupied theatre.

New 911 calls released paint a picture of the chaos moviegoers endured.

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“There were two kids that there fireworks into the movie theater and they’re running in the back right now trying to get away,” one caller said to a 911 operator.

Concern and confusion after St. Johns County deputies said three people were involved in throwing fireworks inside the Epic Movie Theatre.

Related Story: St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office searching for third suspect who set off fireworks in Epic Theatre

“A kid just thew a firecracker or something in the middle of the movie,” another 911 caller said.

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Watch FOX30 at 10 p.m. to find out what other callers told dispatch as the search for the third suspect is still ongoing.

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