World News – UK – A man was hospitalized as neighbors were evacuated after an explosion in Whitburn

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A neighboring house on Dixon Road has been evacuated as a precaution because the emergency services do not yet know what caused the explosion.

It is not known if the person was injured in the explosion at their home, but police confirmed that ambulance services took them to the hospital.

Emergency services remain on site and the local council and the responsible utility company have been made aware of the situation.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said today, “Around 9am. On Tuesday the 8th. At 30 a.m. on December 31, 2020, police and emergency services were called to a report of an explosion in a house on Dixon Road in Whitburn.

« The male head of household was taken by ambulance to a local hospital where he is treated by medical staff. No details of injuries at this time – if any. A neighboring house was evacuated as a precaution.

“The emergency services remain on site and are supported by the responsible utility companies. The council is aware of this.

West Lothian police posted on Facebook this morning that there had been an ongoing incident in Whitburn but the public had no cause for concern. However, if possible, you have asked that people avoid the Dixon Road area. Whitburn for a full investigation.

Whitburn, Explosion, West Lothian, Dixon Road

World News – UK – A man was hospitalized as neighbors were evacuated after an explosion in Whitburn

Ref: https://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com

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