Suspected gas explosion in Evesham – message from West Mercia Police

placeholder image

Four adults have been injured and taken to hospital following a suspected gas explosion in Evesham this evening. 

Emergency services were called to the incident on Hemmingway shortly after 5pm.

One man has been taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham and two other adults are being taken to Hereford County Hospital. 

A fourth person is being treated by paramedics at this time. Five neighbouring properties have been evacuated as a precaution. 

A road closure and police cordon remain in place whilst we respond to the incident. 

We’re asking you to stay away from the area at this time, thank you for your understanding.