Explosion in Goldthorpe back garden injures three

Emergency services were called to an incident on Elizabeth Street, Goldthorpe just before 2pm today (Friday 20 December).

An LPG (liquid propane gas) cylinder is thought to have exploded in the back garden of a residential property.

Dearne firefighters gave first aid to three casualties, who have now been taken to hospital suffering from burns.

A 50 metre cordon is in place around the property and a multi-agency investigation into the cause of the explosion will take place once the scene has been declared safe.

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