Reports are coming in of an explosion at a house in Traly Close in Bude.
The fire service was alerted by a 999 call at around 9 pm this evening, after a strong smell of gas was reported. Fire crews from Bude and Holsworthy attended the scene, with specialist shoring equipment to help stabilise the building.
It was believed there were possibly two casualties trapped in the building with three walking wounded, but on crews’ arrival, they confirmed that there were no casualties trapped within the damaged structure and the incident was sectorised.
Photos courtesy from Bude Community Fire Service Twitter: