Two elderly men were taken to hospital after being injured in a fire that engulfed a garage in Luqa this afternoon, the police said.
Eyewitnesses also reported hearing blasts as the fire raged on.
The men, aged 90 and 71, were rescued by members of the Civil Protection Department.
The cause of the fire is still to be established, the police said.
The fire started in a garage in Vittmi tal-Gwerra Street at around 5.30pm.
Original article found on The Malta Independent