The cause of this explosion in Boundary Road, Port Sunlight, is still under investigation and it is too early to speculate on what may have caused it.
Our local gas mains network has been checked and no faults have been found on it.
National Grid Gas Distribution Emergency Engineers were called to the scene at 9.15pm last night (Saturday 25 March) and we remain on site today and are working with the emergency services and local authority to make the scene safe and to identify what caused the incident.
The gas supply to the main property involved has been isolated.
If people think they can smell gas they should call 0800 111 999 *all calls are recorded and may be monitored.
Our thoughts are with the injured and we wish them a prompt recovery.