News 19 April 2017
Author: Marisa Lee

Breaking: There has been an explosion in Finsbury Park

Author Marisa Lee
19 April 2017

There has just been a big explosion in Finsbury Park. Emergency services are currently trying to dampen the flames while the road has been locked off.

A London Fire Brigade spokeswoman said: “We were called at 12:03 to reports of a fire on Stapleton Hall Road. We now have six fire engines at the scene.”

A Met Police spokeswoman said: “Police were called at around 11:50hrs on Wednesday, 19 April, to a disturbance at a residential address in Stapleton Hall Road N4. It is understand that bailiffs were at the address.

“Officers attended the location and, as they arrived at around midday, there was a localised explosion within the property.

“At this early stage, police are aware of two people injured. One man has sustained serious burns, and a police officer sustained an arm injury. We await further details.

“The address has been evacuated, but no neighbouring properties are affected at present.

“This is a live incident and all emergency services are working together to make the scene safe and to begin a thorough investigation into the circumstances.

“There has been no arrest.”