The Marin Independent Journal is reporting that ILM caused quite a bit of a stir when their pyro work for Van Helsing caught off guard the neighborhood and their emergency services. Apparently the notice about the event didn't reach the local firefighters on time. Witnesses are quoted as saying some sort of large structure was blown up for the film.
You can read the rest of the somewhat funny account here:
Thanks to Shane for the heads up. Originally appeared on TheForce.net.