Fireworks Burst From Smoke Plume Following Explosion in Ontario, California

Officials in Ontario, California, said “a large amount of fireworks” ignited a structure fire on March 16.

Videos posted to social media captured sounds of explosions and smoke billowing in a residential area. The City of Ontario confirmed the explosions were caused by the fireworks igniting.

Local media reported damage to surrounding homes.

Video filmed by local resident Germain Gutierrez from his home shows fireworks bursting in the plume of smoke following the initial explosion. Credit: Germain Gutierrez via Storyful