Dramatic Video Shows Enormous Explosion in Tultepec Fireworks Market

Storyful Published January 13, 2017 98 Plays

Rumble Huge clouds of smoke, fire, and fireworks were launched into the air in an enormous explosion at a fireworks market in Tultepec, Mexico, on December 20.

The National Coordinator of Civil Protection <a href="https://twitter.com/LUISFELIPE_P/status/811336288808869888" target="_blank">reported</a> that at least 60 people were injured as of 4:30 pm local time, December 20, but no deaths had been reported. The <a href="https://twitter.com/CruzRoja_MX/status/811337808270852096" target="_blank">Mexican Red Cross</a> said they deployed ten ambulances and fifty paramedics to the scene.

This video shows the explosion as seen by a car driving along a <a href="https://www.google.com/maps/place/Tianguis+de+Pirotecnia+San+Pablito+Tultepec/@19.6686298,-99.1369316,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xa29dad5f88fe2812!8m2!3d19.6689935!4d-99.1278335" target="_blank">nearby highway ramp</a>.