Deadly Explosion in China Sends Flames Skyrocketing

Nearly 50 people are dead after explosions at a Chinese warehouse sent flames erupting into the sky.

The explosions sent flames sprawling across the horizon.

Video shows one person was literally knocked off their feet and blown backwards from the blast.

Government officials say the initial explosion came from a warehouse filled with explosives in the city of Tianjin.

Shock waves shattered windows and knocked doors off buildings several miles away.

Cell phone pictures show people trying hide from debris and broken glass.

More than 1,000 firefighters were sent to the scene.

12 of them are among the people who died in the explosion's aftermath.

More than 500 people went to hospitals throughout the city.

At least 66 have severe injuries.