Residents have been evacuated following reports of an explosion in a block of flats in east London.
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Watch: Emergency services attend flat explosion

Specialist services from the London Fire Brigade and the London Ambulance Service were deployed following reports of an explosion in a block of flats in east London.

Metropolitan Police Officers, three ambulance crews, 10 fire engines and the Metropolitan police attended the property on Ardleigh Green Road, Hornchurch, shortly after 17:00 GMT.

Three people were treated for injuries at the scene and one man has been taken to hospital.

  • 23 Jan 2017