Package of fireworks caused South of Market explosion 

click to enlarge An explosion involving a FedEx truck in the South of Market district Wednesday afternoon was apparently caused by a package of fireworks, according to the San Francisco Fire Department. - GETTY IMAGES FILE PHOTO
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  • An explosion involving a FedEx truck in the South of Market district Wednesday afternoon was apparently caused by a package of fireworks, according to the San Francisco Fire Department.

An explosion involving a FedEx truck in the South of Market neighborhood Wednesday afternoon was reportedly caused by a package containing fireworks, authorities said.

No one was injured in the explosion, which reportedly occurred about 2 p.m. on Tehama Street between Fifth and Sixth streets, Officer Gordon Shyy said.

The area has been shut down while the bomb squad investigates, Shyy said, and Muni and traffic are being diverted.

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