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Hoxton butchers’ shop front blown out in electrical blast

PUBLISHED: 17:17 07 July 2016 | UPDATED: 09:32 08 July 2016

The blast happened at a butcher's shop. Photo Michael Jones

The blast happened at a butcher's shop. Photo Michael Jones

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The shop front of a butcher’s shop in Hoxton blew out in an electrical explosion this afternoon.

The blast happened at a butcher's shop. Photo Michael Jones The blast happened at a butcher's shop. Photo Michael Jones

One woman was treated by the London Ambulance Service following the blast in Murray’s Meats in Felton Street just after 1pm.

Ten people evacuated an adjacent property at the parade of shops before the London Fire Brigade arrived on the scene.

Fire crews had the blaze under control within an hour.

The cause of the explosion is under investigation.


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