Man found dead after Andover explosion

Man found dead after Andover explosion

Crews attended collapsed building after an explosion

The body of a man has been found after an explosion in Andover at about 2.30am on Thursday, December 27.

The explosion caused a building collapse near King Arthurs Way, Andover.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service and its Urban Search and Rescue teams searched the scene.

A number of neighbouring properties were evacuated as a precaution.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service worked closely with colleagues from Hampshire Constabulary and South Central Ambulance Service.

A joint fire and police investigation has been launched.