‘Large amount of fireworks’ spark explosion, house fire in California

NOW: ‘Large amount of fireworks’ spark explosion, house fire in California

ONTARIO, Calif.—A large explosion in Ontario, California left two people dead on Tuesday, according to authorities. 

A loud explosion was heard Tuesday afternoon in the California neighborhood.

Officials said a large number of fireworks at a house had ignited, causing a large structure fire.

Two people were killed, authorities said.

Areas surrounding the fire were evacuated, according to emergency management officials.

Fire and police officials are investigating the incident. 


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