Fireworks Boom and Crackle After Explosion in Ontario, California

A “large amount of fireworks” ignited and caused an explosion at a house in Ontario, California, on March 16, city officials said.

Videos posted to social media captured fireworks ignited by the blaze continuously going off, as a thick column of smoke towered over a residential area.

Fire officials ordered road closures and the evacuation of nearby homes.

Local media reported damage to surrounding homes. Credit: Cat Sanchez via Storyful