Woman injured in Warrington house gas blast

A woman has been injured in a gas explosion at a house in Warrington.

The blast happened at the house in Cinnamon Lane in Fearnhead at about 07:00 GMT, causing damage to the front and back of the property.

Cheshire Police said surrounding houses were being evacuated as a precaution and the extent of the woman’s injuries was not yet known.

Cinnamon Lane is closed in both directions between the Enfield Park Road and Insall Road junctions.