Huge emergency response as ‘explosion’ rips through Manchester home – road sealed off


There is a large police presence after what is believed to have been a house fire.

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue said: “We are currently attending an incident on Brownley Road in Manchester. Road closures are in place. Please keep your doors and windows closed if you are in the area.”

In a tweet sent to the Manchester Evening News (MEN), an eyewitness said: “Fire in house on Brownly Rd #Wythenshawe police surrounding roads and closed to traffic and Metrolink.”

A MEN reporter at the scene said: “Fire crews are outside a property within the cordon. One person who lives behind said they heard a ‘huge explosion’ and came outside to see what the commotion was”


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