By IANS - BEIJING 20th June 2013 10:43 AM A series of blasts ripped through a restaurant in China's Shanxi province Wednesday night, killing one person and injuring over 150 others, officials said. The incident took place in a two-storey building housing the restaurant in Shuozhou city, Xinhua reported. Among the 156 injured, dozens are fire fighters who were at the scene when the final blast occurred. Three fire-fighting trucks were damaged. Witnesses said they heard the explosions around 9.20 p.m., and that they also smelled gas. The cause of the blast was, however, not confirmed.