Officers from Kent Police are currently working alongside colleagues from Kent Fire and Rescue Service and South East Coast Ambulance Service after being called to a report of an explosion in Mill View, Willesborough, Ashford at 7.57am on Tuesday, 4 May 2021.

A number of people were reported to have been trapped and they were freed by emergency services.

Officers are working to establish if anyone else is unaccounted for.

People are being advised to avoid the area and asking local people to keep their windows closed.

By Ed