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An explosion in Los Angeles has led to ten buildings being set on fire, according to local media.
At least ten firefighters have reportedly been injured.
— Darsha Philips (@DarshaPhilips) May 17, 2020
"Major smoke screen, ash is raining for blocks," tweeted BuzzFeed reporter Sean Miura.
Major fire in Little Tokyo/downtown Los Angeles at San Pedro and Third. Dangerously close to Skid Row residents, senior and low income housing. Major smoke screen, ash is raining for blocks. pic.twitter.com/s4coh3xbgq
— sean miura (@seanmiura) May 17, 2020
The cause of the fire was unknown at press time, but reports indicated that at least ten buildings were on fire.