Ashford explosion: Emergency services evacuate homes after front of house blown off

Ashford explosion: Emergency services evacuate homes after front of house blown off

Residents were reported to have heard a loud bang in Willesborough in Ashford earlier this morning. Kent Fire and Rescue Service said they are at the scene of a house fire following a reported explosion in Mill View. Four fire engines have been sent.

One person wrote on Twitter: “Huge gas explosion on my road, front of the house is completely gone.”

Kent Fire and Rescue said: “Kent Fire and Rescue Service is at the scene of a house fire following a reported explosion in Mill View, in Willesborough, Ashford. 
 
“Four fire engines are in attendance. 
 
“More to follow.”


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Published at Tue, 04 May 2021 08:04:48 +0000