Five people were injured in an explosion in the British Birmingham, one house was destroyed, according to the fire service of the West Midlands region.
Firefighters believe there was a gas explosion. According to them, one house was completely destroyed, three more were significantly damaged, RIA Novosti reports.
“One man was rescued before the fire department arrived and was transferred to the West Midlands Ambulance Service before being taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital with life-threatening injuries. Four more people were treated on the spot for minor injuries," the fire service said in a statement on its website.
Earlier, the police informed that there was an explosion in Birmingham, one house was destroyed and several were seriously damaged. There were also reports of casualties.