MEXICO: A horrible footage has surfaced online showing explosion in a fireworks factory in Mexico leaving a woman was left with life-changing burns and destroying five homes.
Footage uploaded online shows smoke billowing from the building as a fire rages, just seconds before the horrifying explosion .
The incident happened at a factory in the Los Pinos neighbourhood of San Cristobal de las Casas in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas.
The fact that there were not more injuries is thought to indicate that the factory was empty at the time.
Onlookers had to flee the scene to save their lives when the fire took a deadly turn with the unexpected explosion. Firefighters worked for more than three hours to get the blaze under control.