By CBSLA Staff

PASADENA (CBSLA) — The Pasadena Fire Department Wednesday warned people on social media of the danger posed by illegal fireworks.

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In a tweet, the department said a single-family home and six cars were destroyed and another two apartment units in the 400 block of Summit Avenue were damaged when a fire started in nearby vegetation and quickly spread.

Investigators later determined that the blaze was started after two minors set off fireworks in the dry brush.

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According to city ordinance, fireworks are illegal in Pasadena. Anyone who sees or hears fireworks in their neighborhood were asked to call the Pasadena Police Department at (626) 744-4241.