Police assisting Nottinghamshire fire fighters with a gas explosion at a house in Newark, are advising local people to remain indoors and to ensure windows are closed.
The explosion happened around 5:15pm this evening at an address in Wright Street.
Fire fighters are continuing to rescue those inside the property. It is believed that three or four people may have sustained injuries.
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