At least one person was killed when an explosion destroyed a house and damaged several others in Birmingham, England, on Sunday, June 26, authorities said.
The West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) said crews responded to reports of an explosion in the Kingstanding area of the city on Sunday evening at 8:38 pm. The incident, believed to be a gas explosion, destroyed one property and significantly damaged three others.
One resident was taken to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries on Sunday evening, WMFS said, while four others were treated for minor injuries at the scene. A woman was later found dead at the scene, WMFS said on Monday morning.
This footage by Agustin Schiariti shows the damaged properties on Dulwich Road after the explosion. Credit: Agustin Schiariti via Storyful