Stoke & Staffordshire

'Suspicious explosion' in Burton-on-Trent shuts road

Road closed following suspicious explosion
Image caption Goodman Street was closed for police investigations following the explosion

A road was closed in Staffordshire following an explosion at a house, which police are treating as suspicious.

Emergency services were called to reports of a minor explosion in Goodman Street, Burton-on-Trent, at about 2110 GMT on Tuesday.

Two people were inside the house at the time but no-one was injured.

Goodman Street was closed in both directions between A511 Horninglow Road and Sydney Street.

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