Two Seriously Injured in Kent House Explosion

Emergency services said two people suffered “serious injuries” in a house explosion in Ashford, England, on the morning of May 4.

Kent Police said officers were called at 7:57 am following reports of an explosion. They added that seven people had been injured, two seriously.

“The cause is yet to be established but at this stage the incident is not being treated as suspicious,” police said.

This footage shows smoke rising from a property and emergency services on the scene. Chantal Weller, who filmed the footage, told Storyful: “Looks like the fire has been put out but the area is still cordoned off.” Credit: Chantal Weller via Storyful

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