Series of explosions rock Derby city centre

Picture courtesy of James Allen
A series of major explosions in Derby city centre halted trains and left roads closed yesterday (22 April). The explosions were in the Enterprise Way area of Derby, with plumes of smoke seen across the city, and are thought to have been caused by gas cylinders exploding at a firm which makes rubber matting for children's play centres. There were road closures in place at Prime Park Way, Stores Road to the junction with the Vauxhall garage, and Mansfield Road to the junction with Alfreton road. Trains to and from London were a... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...