There are reports of a large explosion on a house boat near Mud Dock, Bristol just before 14:00 this afternoon.
Emergency services including firefighters, ambulances and coastguards were rushed to the scene, as the harbour master endeavoured to make the area safe.
— Holly Young (@holly_py) August 20, 2017
The blast occurred while the boat’s gas canister was being changed. Two people have reportedly been taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, and the boat is said to be sinking. Avon and Somerset police told reporters that enquiries are ongoing
— oakleyaddict (@oakleyaddict1) August 20, 2017
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