Emergency services at scene of suspected gas explosion in Portadown
Emergency services are dealing with a suspected gas explosion in Portadown.
Firefighters sent two appliances to Selshion Parade at 3.32pm after reports of an explosion.
A fire service spokesman said: "Firefighters set up a cordon and used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. Firefighters have used gas monitors on the property and adjoining properties and all readings are now normal. A gas engineer has been tasked to attend the incident.
"The incident is currently ongoing and the cause of the fire is under investigation."
An ambulance service spokesman said it sent a rapid response paramedic and an ambulance officer to the scene at 3.39pm. Nobody required to go to hospital.
DUP MP Carla Lockhart tweeted: "Getting reports of an explosion at a house in the Corcrain area of Portadown. It is not believed to be suspicious however a resident has suffered an injury.
"I am liaising with the emergency services on the scene."
The Upper Bann MP later tweeted that no one was seriously injured during the incident.
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