Investigations into Derby gas explosion continues

Investigations are continuing into a gas explosion at a launderette in Derby.

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Investigations into Derby gas explosion continues

Investigations are continuing into a gas explosion at a launderette in Derby.

The explosion led to the evacuation of residents and road closures Credit: ITV News Central

Buildings surrounding Bridge Street had to be evacuated yesterday morning. One person was taken to hospital and was treated for smoke inhalation.

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Roads reopen after Derby explosion

Police have confirmed that all roads in Derby, close to Agard Street, have reopened following reports of an explosion earlier.

Ashbourne Road, Agard Street, Uttoxeter Old Road and Friar Gate were all closed as police and firefighters investigated what had happened.

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Explosion on Agard Street in Derby

There are reports of an explosion on Agard Street in Derby.

Police have confirmed they are dealing with an incident in the area.

An evacuation is taking place of nearby flats and a doctor's surgery.

Agard Street, Bridge Street, Friar Gate, Mill Street and Nun Street have all been closed.

There are no reports of anyone injured or trapped but there is some debris in the area.

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