This is not what you want to be waking up to in the middle of the night if you are in Leicester, England.
An apparent explosion has taken place, prompting British authorities to declare it a “major incident.”
— CBS News (@CBSNews) February 25, 2018
A major incident has been declared by police after reports of an explosion in Leicester pic.twitter.com/J3F6pTaUwV
— Sky News (@SkyNews) February 25, 2018
This footage shows the aftermath of an apparent explosion in the Hinckley Road area of Leicester. Police have declared a "major incident." More information as we get it. pic.twitter.com/ghVIGEYjdk
— BBC East Midlands (@bbcemt) February 25, 2018
Details are very limited at this point, but British police say all emergency services are currently dealing with this situation. We will wait to learn just exactly what caused the explosion.