Three hurt in gas blast at flats

Three people have been injured in a gas explosion at a block of flats.

The blast damaged a wall of the building in Garratt Lane, Wandsworth, south London, at around 7.25am on Wednesday.

Emergency crews are working at the scene, where a cordon has been put in place and drivers are being advised to avoid the area.

Metropolitan Police Sergeant John Nicolaou said: “At this stage we believe up to three people have been injured as a result of what is believed to be a gas explosion.

“We await a full update on their condition.

“The Health and Safety Executive will be informed in due course and the Gas Board are at the scene now.”

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