On Sunday, police in the U.K. responded to a reported explosion in Leicester that local police deemed was a “major incident.”
Leicestershire Fire and Rescue said six fire engines were dispatched to the incident which is currently being treated as a search-and-rescue mission as a hazmat team is also on scene, the Associated Press reported.
| Major Incident |
19:19 |There has been a major incident on Hinckley Road, Leicester. All emergency services are currently dealing with this. Carlisle Street and part of Hinckley Road have been closed Please avoid the area.
— LeicestershirePolice (@leicspolice) February 25, 2018
— CBS News (@CBSNews) February 25, 2018
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