Sunday, February 25, 2018

Massive Explosion, Fire Rocks Leicester City Centre — Police Declare ‘Major Incident’

A major explosion followed by a huge fire has rocked Leicester City Center in the East Midlands, England.

From the Leicester Mercury: 
A massive explosion has ripped through a shop in Hinckley Road, Leicester, causing a massive fire.
Emergency crews rushed to the scene after the blast, which happened at about 7pm.
Leicestershire Police issued the following statement: “There has been a major incident on Hinckley Road, Leicester. All emergency services are currently dealing with this. Carlisle Street and part of Hinckley Road have been closed. Please avoid the area.”

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