Finsbury Park is on lockdown after an 'explosion'
The blast occurred in Finsbury Park, North London, and emergency services are currently trying to quash the flames.
A London Fire Brigade spokeswoman said: "We were called at 12:03 to reports of a fire on Stapleton Hall Road. We now have six fire engines at the scene."
A Met Police spokeswoman said: "Police were called at around 11:50hrs on Wednesday, 19 April, to a disturbance at a residential address in Stapleton Hall Road N4. It is understand that bailiffs were at the address.
"Officers attended the location and, as they arrived at around midday, there was a localised explosion within the property.
"At this early stage, police are aware of two people injured. One man has sustained serious burns, and a police officer sustained an arm injury. We await further details.
"The address has been evacuated, but no neighbouring properties are affected at present.
"This is a live incident and all emergency services are working together to make the scene safe and to begin a thorough investigation into the circumstances.
"There has been no arrest."
One Twitter user, Paul Pixton, said: "Something massive is happening on my street #finsburypark #stroudgreen, some kind of altercation on street followed by loud explosion."
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