Underground explosion in Ellerslie

Underground explosion in Ellerslie

Auckland City

Please attribute to Senior Sergeant Daniel Meade, Auckland City Police.

Police and other emergency services are currently responding to an incident in Ladies Mile, Ellerslie.

It is believed a number of workmen were underground when an explosion has occurred. 

One person is believed to have received moderate injuries which includes burns to their arms and is receiving treatment at the scene.

Cordons are in place at Ladies Mile and Remuera Road.

Worksafe NZ will be notified. 

No further information is available at this early stage.

ENDS

Monque Caddy/NZ Police