ONTARIO, Calif. (KGTV) -- Fireworks inside an Ontario home reportedly exploded Tuesday afternoon, causing structure fires and killing at least two people in the neighborhood.
ABC7 in Los Angeles said the explosion and subsequent fire was reported at around 12:30 p.m. City of Ontario officials confirmed on Twitter that the blast occurred in an area of Fern Avenue and Francis Street.
Officials said the city's fire department and police were dispatched to the scene.
At least two people were killed in the explosion.
.@OntarioPD and @OntarioFireDept are currently on scene in the area of Fern Avenue and Francis Street. A large amount of fireworks at a house ignited, causing a large structure fire. Explosions being heard are by fireworks at this time. More details to follow. https://t.co/y6atiGL1OD
— City of Ontario (@CityofOntario) March 16, 2021