Police Incident - Anfield Road, Anfield

Merseyside Police can confirm officers attended a property in Anfield, yesterday evening, Tuesday 12 September.

Officers were called at 5.20pm by Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service following reports of concern for safety following a small explosion at a property on Anfield Road.

A man in his 20s has been taken to hospital with injuries to his hands. Two other people have also been treated in hospital for smoke inhalation.

A neighbouring property was evacuated and a section of Anfield Road is currently closed as a precaution.

A joint investigation, with Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service, into the circumstances surrounding the explosion is underway.