Tultepec hosts Mexico’s national pyrotechnics festival each year.  The
state of Mexico’s interior minister, Alejandro Ozuna, called for an
“exhaustive review” of all the workshop’s permits after the blast,
saying the manufacturing “must be regulated” for the people’s safety.
The latest incident began at about 09:30 local time (14:30 GMT). Local
people described the scene. “I was having breakfast when there was a
terrible blast. We left the house running and I saw a huge white cloud
in the sky, as if it were going to rain – except today it rained
fire,” said resident Alondra Perez, quoted by the AFP news agency. The
government of Mexico state said in a statement: “Emergency crews
attended the call of the first explosion, when a second incident
occurred, killing and injuring members of these groups.” At least four
workshops were destroyed, local media said. A fire triggered by the
blasts was said to have been brought under control.

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