Ayr gas explosion: Police scrambled as huge blast rips through town

South Ayrshire Police attended the property in Gorse Park, in Ayr, shortly after 7.10pm tonight following reports of an explosion. The police have urged people to avoid the area “at the present time”.

Taking to Twitter, the force wrote: “We are currently in attendance following a report of an explosion at a property on Gorse Park in Ayr shortly after 7.10pm on Monday, 18 October.

“Emergency services are currently at the scene and we would advise people to avoid the area at the present time.”

Photos shared on social media so debris thrown across the floor as flames can be seen from the residential property.

One eye witness, @_generallee, wrote on Twitter: “So there was a big explosion not far from where I stay in Ayr.”

More to follow…

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