A MAN is fighting for his life and multiple people have been injured after an explosion rocked a residential area of Birmingham.
The blast happened in a residential area at a property in Kingstanding on Dulwich Road, Police said.
The explosion destroyed a house and damaged other properties, multiple people have been reported injured.
“We thought a bomb had gone off.”
Birmingham Live reported that: “Several West Midlands Fire Service trucks” attended the scene with “large crowds” gathering.
People as far away as Sutton Coldfield heard the blast.
One local resident told local media: “We heard a massive bang the fridge door flew open and pictures fell off the wall.”
“First of all we thought it was a car accident. All debris in the road. A car was damaged.”
“We saw part of the house literally missing. We thought a bomb had gone off.”
“There were flames. Everyone came running out screaming.”
It is not yet known what caused the explosion.