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Emergency services on site in Harrow after ‘small gas explosion’

Emergency services have rushed to Pinner Road in Harrow this afternoon after a small gas explosion happened in a storm drain at the bus garage. 

London Fire Brigade were called at 11:39am after reports of an explosion. There are at least two garages that have been taped off by police whilst firefighters and emergency services that are still on site investigate the cause of an incident on Pinner Road.

Reports stated that people could smell gas before the explosion. A member of Harrow Online Group said: “There was a louder bang, I saw smoke from the hangar”.
 
There are at least 3 fire engines and one command unit on site and local offices and garages within the proximity of 25 metres have been evacuated.
Emergency services on site in Harrow after ‘small gas explosion’ Harrow Online
 
There are major traffic delays on Pinner Road, Headstone Lane and within North Harrow as emergency services continue to ventilate the area.
Emergency services on site in Harrow after ‘small gas explosion’ Harrow Online
Firefighters at the scene in front of the garage.

The road however remains open and there is no sign of it being closed off at the present time. Workers from the surrounding buildings that have been evacuated as a precautionary measure can be seen outside garages whilst the issue is being resolved.

Emergency services on site in Harrow after ‘small gas explosion’ Harrow Online