Gas blast scene Image copyright Kirsten Alison Williams

One adult and two children have been injured after a house was destroyed in an explosion in south Wales.

Neighbouring properties and vehicles have been damaged in the blast at Seven Sisters in Neath Port Talbot.

South Wales Police said the area had been evacuated following the incident at Church Street.

Four fire crews and the Wales Air Ambulance have been deployed to the scene.

“We remain at scene with emergency service colleagues and ask people to continue to avoid the area at this time, said a police statement.

It said it had received “numerous reports of an explosion” at 14:05 BST.

Image copyright Kirsten Alison Williams
Image caption Police were called to the scene at 14:05

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said crews were called to the scene at 14:05 BST.

Traffic analysts Inrix said High Street had been shut and First Cymru Buses said services had been disrupted.

Image copyright Kirsten Alison Williams

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