Three people are in hospital following a suspected gas explosion at a Blackpool guest house.
Fire crews rescued two people who were trapped in the Charles Street building after the blast shortly before 18.00 BST.
A Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “Firefighters and paramedics have rescued two people who were trapped following the explosion.
“Both casualties have been taken to hospital.”
Police said a number of people were also treated at the scene.