UPDATE: At least 26 people have died in the explosion.
Video and images are being shared on social media of what appears to be an explosion at a fireworks factory in Mexico. The accident took place today in the city of Tultepec, just north of Mexico City.
— Lalo González (@LaloGonzalezM) December 20, 2016
Tultepec is the home of Mexico’s National Pyrotechnic Festival, an annual week long celebration that brings some 100,000 visitors to the area. Over half of city’s population of 110,000 is involved in some way with the production of fireworks.
— ✖️️Ingrid ❌ (@inmillling) December 20, 2016
— Fernando Páez (@Fando_87) December 20, 2016
— Omar Hernandez (@her_nandezomar) December 20, 2016