Firefighters Search for Missing Person After Deadly Explosion at Fireworks Warehouse in Sicily

Italy’s fire service, the Vigili del Fuoco, said at least three people were killed and three injured from an explosion at a fireworks warehouse in Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, Sicily, on November 20.

One person was still missing at the time of writing, according to the Vigili del Fuoco.

Local news reports said sparks from welding work inside the facility ignited explosive material.

The family-run fireworks company was a well-known local business, according to the report. Credit: Vigili del Fuoco via Storyful