Gas explosion

The blast in west London occurred in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Several people escaped nearby buildings and five were rescued.
The explosion took place in Garratt Lane, at around 7.25am on Wednesday.
Dozens have been injured at a restaurant explosion in Sapporo, Northern Japan. The fire burned for six hours with more than twenty fire trucks. Some of the local residents described the sound as thunder or an earthquake. The cause of the explosion is still under investigation.
The blaze broke out at the property just before 1am.