Elderly woman ‘trapped in Wolverhampton house explosion’
28 December 2015
From the section Birmingham & Black Country
West Midlands Fire Service
Police, fire and ambulance services are at the scene of the explosion
An elderly woman is trapped in rubble after an explosion at a house in Wolverhampton, police said.
West Midlands Fire Service said the property in Penn Road had “completely collapsed” and neighbouring homes had been evacuated.
Police originally said the woman had been rescued and taken to hospital, but later revised this.
Fire crews are working to free the woman, and the air ambulance is at the scene.
Details about the cause of the explosion have not been given.
Source:: BBC world news feed