'Inferno' horror after explosion at flats

Published date05 July 2022
Publication titleBirmingham Mail (England)
Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service described the blaze on Redwood Grove, Bedford, as a 'major incident', while a local resident said they saw one person leap from a second-floor window to escape the burning building

Bedfordshire Police confirmed two people have been taken to hospital, one with serious injuries, as emergency services continue to respond to the fire at the three-storey block of 20 flats, which has caused the building's roof to collapse.

Adam Fisher, a 37-year-old sales worker whose office is nearby, said he heard a 'huge explosion' before witnessing 'an inferno' at the site and people screaming.

"A huge explosion was heard - everyone went to our work car park to see what was...

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