Detectives are continuing to investigate an explosion in Batley last night.
Officers were called to Hick Lane at around 6:47pm and emergency services including ambulance and fire service were deployed to the scene soon after.
Five men aged between 35 and 39, suffered burn injuries and were taken to hospital for urgent medical treatment. Police say they all remain in hospital.
The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team were also called to the scene as a precautionary measure to ensure the safety of the property and the houses in the surrounding area.
A police cordon remains in place in Batley town centre whilst enquiries continue to establish the cause of the explosion.
Drivers are being urged to avoid the area.
- If you have information call the police on 101 quoting log number 1589 of 6 February.