Thescene of a destroyed house in Springwood , Haxby following an explosion. See Ross Parry copy RPYHOUSE : A house has exploded in York, according to reports. Residents nearby the property on Springwood in Haxby reported hearing a loud bang this morning (Fri) and smoke filled the street before emergency services arrived on the scene. Anna B ?posted on Twitter: “Whilst out walkies, I think there might have been some sort of explosion in Haxby, York. Loudest bang ever. Ear hurts. Hope no one injured”. User Veryan also tweeted: “House just exploded in Haxby, we felt our whole house shake! Scary! #explosion #Haxby #york”. North Yorkshire Police tweeted from their account: “Emergency services are currently at the scene of an explosion at a property in Spingwood #Haxby extensive damage & area cordoned off.”

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