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Five people killed in explosion in Boston

By Barnaby_B  |  Posted: July 13, 2011

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FIVE people have died in a 'rapid explosion' at a Lincolnshire industrial estate.

Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to a garage in Broadfield Lane in Boston at around 7.20pm.

A police spokeswoman said: "Five men have been confirmed dead after an explosion within an industrial unit."

A sixth man man was taken to Boston Pilgrim Hospital with injuries and has since been transferred to the Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham.

The cause of the explosion is still unclear but inquiries will be ongoing throughout the night.

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  • daniellemh  |  July 13 2011, 11:02PM

    I heard it was an illegal vodka distillery in someones garage.....

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