Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Three hurt in Gosport flat explosion

Fire appliances at the scene
Image caption More than 30 firefighters were involved in tackling the blaze

Three people have been injured in an explosion at a flat in Hampshire.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to the blast at the ground floor property on Thomas Grant Avenue at about 18:00 GMT.

More than 30 firefighters tackled the blaze, which was extinguished shortly before 19:30.

The injured people were treated by ambulance crews, with one woman going to hospital with burns.

Three ambulances attended the scene, including the hazardous area response team.

Image caption The explosion happened at a property in Thomas Grant Avenue, Gosport

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