Humberside Police were called by Humberside Fire and Rescue Service at 6.23am today (Friday 10 March) requesting assistance with road closures following a serious house fire and subsequent explosion on Beverley Road, Hull.
A man from the property has been taken to Hull Royal Infirmary with serious injuries. Three fire officers are believed to have sustained minor injuries.
The cause of the fire is not known at this time and a cordon will remain in place at the property pending a joint investigation.
The road closures were initially put in place on Beverley Road between Alexandra Street and Queens Road, however these are expected to be removed shortly.