Suspected gas explosion in town centre
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Suspected gas explosion in Northampton town centre

One person was injured in a suspected gas explosion in Northampton town centre.

Fire engines and police cars descended on Gold Street after the explosion near a butcher's shop, at about 12:30 GMT.

Engineers from Western Power Distribution isolated the power supply.

The still images are courtesy of @ben_gibson_ on Twitter, and the video is thanks to Mirela Pandele.

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  • 14 Feb 2017