Emergency services at scene of gas explosion, Eston.
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Police and our Fire Brigade colleagues are currently in the Albert Road/Church Lane area of Eston after a gas explosion inside a house.
One person has been taken to hospital by ambulance for what are not currently believed to be life threatening injuries to his arm.
The explosion, which happened around 8.40pm this evening, was contained within the address however as a precaution and until a structural survey can take place around half a dozen properties nearby have been evacuated, with all occupants safely accounted for.
Emergency services remain on scene and we would like to thank anyone affected for their co-operation and patience.