Firefighters have said that people might be died after gas explosion at a shop in West London.
Around 6:20 am on Wednesday, blast occured on king street.
Four adults and one child were taken out from debris. According to fire brigade the number of casualties are still unknown.
16 residents and also 2 children were taken out from the scene.
Station Commander Alan Brand, who is at the scene, said that Sadly we believe that there are fatalities within the property although we’re unable to confirm numbers at this stage.
He added that It is a painful incident with firefighters working systematically to settle down the building and search for people involved. We’d ask for people to avoid the area at this time.
A local business owner said that There was a huge bang like an explosion. My shop shook. We hear there are injuries. It’s a shock to us all.
Another said that We have been told a gas canister exploded. There are police and firefighters everywhere.