Emergency services are responding to reports of an explosion in the Harold Hill area of London.
The explosion is not currently being treated as terror-related.
Havering police said pedestrians and motorists should avoid the area, adding that updates on injuries would follow. The cause of the explosion was unknown according to police. Residents are currently being evacuated from a building.
Officers along with other emergency services are currently on scene in Farnham Road #HaroldHill, following reports of an explosion. Cause n/k but not currently being treated as terror-related. We await updates re any injuries. Pedestrians & motorists advised to avoid the area.
— Havering MPS (@MPSHavering) March 4, 2018
Harold Hill incident was a domestic gas explosion linked to a faulty fridge. No injuries, limited damage.