MTAA October 30th, 2009
Homes were evacuated earlier this evening after the explosion occurred near Cardiff Road, Abercanaid, in Merthyr Tydfil.
Investigations into the cause of the explosion are still underway, and fire crews are still working to close down the 30′ high flames.
There are no reports of any injuries and it is not thought that properties have been damaged, however, burning debris has been reported mid-river. Temporary shelter has been set up in the church hall.
More information on this incident will be passed on here as soon as it is made available, but a report via the BBC can be read by clicking here.