Emergency services have been evacuating a number of homes in east all don following an explosion at a block of flats.
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Police, fire and ambulance crews have raced to the scene of the blast at a ground floor property in Ardleigh Green Road, Hornchurch shortly after 5pm on Monday.
It is currently not known how many people have been injured.
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