According to reports, a huge fireball was seen rising above the Russian city St. Petersburg Saturday, after a gas pipe explosion in a nearby community.

Video of the blaze The flames rose in a mushroom-like cloud from Vsevolozhsk east of St. Petersburg.

Video of the fire showed flames rising from a mushroom-like cloud.

A picture of a building in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Vsevolozhsk was the location of the explosion, which took place east of St. Petersburg.

The explosion was blamed on a regional gas pipeline, according to the state media. There were no reports of injuries. Local authorities stated that the fire was under control.