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Blaze consumes Nigerian warehouse, nearby homes

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A fire truck passes a warehouse on fire on Lagos Island in Lagos, Nigeria, on Dec. 26.

An explosion ripped through a warehouse Wednesday where witnesses say fireworks were stored in Nigeria's largest city, sparking a fire. It wasn't immediately clear if anyone was injured in the blast that firefighters and locals struggled to contain.

-- The Associated Press

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People try to contain a fire at residential homes and a warehouse on Lagos Island in Lagos, Nigeria, on Dec. 26.

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Policemen collect debris for examination at the scene of an explosion in a building in Lagos on Dec. 26.

An explosion at a fireworks warehouse in Nigeria killed a young boy and injured several others. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

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