Man taken to hospital with burns after minor gas explosion and fire in Bury St Edmunds

Firefighters were called to Boxford

Firefighters were called to Boxford

Emergency services have attended the scene of a minor gas explosion and fire in Bury St Edmunds.

It happened at flats in Eastgate Street around 9pm.

A police spokesman said one man had been taken to West Suffolk Hospital with minor burns following the incident.

He added a fire started by the explosion had been dealt with by the fire service and there were no other injuries.

The building itself is not thought to have suffered structural damage and there has been no evacuation of neighbouring properties.

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