VIDEO: Fireworks market explosion in Mexico leaves at least 9 dead, dozens injured

UPDATE (7:25 p.m. CST): The death toll has risen to 22 confirmed deaths.

At least nine people were killed and 60  injured when the San Pablito pyrotechnic market in the municipality of Tultepec in Mexico state, about 25 miles north of Mexico City was sent into a series of explosions Monday.

It is not yet clear what started the explosions according to CNN.

At least 10 ambulances and 50 paramedics were dispatched to the scene from the Red Cross.

The cloud of smoke created by the blasts reached a width of more than a 1,000 square meters.