Missing Persons And Multiple Casualties In Avonmouth Explosion

There have been multiple casualties following a large explosion at a warehouse in Avonmouth, near Bristol.

South Western Ambulance Service said it was responding to a “serious incident”.

Fire crews were called at 11.22am and confirmed there have been multiple casualties following a “large explosion”.A statement from Avon Fire and Rescue said: “Crews from Avonmouth, Southmead, Yate, Patchway, Kingswood and Temple are currently attending. We can confirm there are multiple casualties on site.

“We are joined by Avon and Somerset Police and the ambulance service on site.

“The incident is ongoing.”

Emergency Helicopters On Scene
Smoke fills Avonmouth Cloudy Skies After Explosion

Emergency services are now searching for missing people on top of dealing with casualties.

The latest reports from the scene are that a warehouse exploded.


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