60 properties evacuated after suspected gas explosion in Berwick

Around 60 properties were evacuated after an explosion at a house in Berwick yesterday, August 2.

Police were alerted at 5:10pm after receiving a report of a suspected gas explosion at an address in Howick Terrace.

Police and the fire service attended and nearby streets were evacuated as a precaution.

Officers say "extensive damage" was caused to the property. Nobody was injured.

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Explosion in Berwick

Around 60 properties were evacuated after an explosion at a house in Berwick yesterday, August 2.