Pictures show the damage to Whitburn house following explosion which left one man in hospital

Pictures show the damage to Whitburn house following explosion which left one man in hospital

Emergency services were alerted to an explosion on Dixon Road in Whitburn at around 9.30am today.

Police have said it is an ongoing incident and advised the public to avoid the area if possible.

One man was taken to hospital and neighbours were evacuated following the explosion.

These pictures were taken at the scene and show the extent of the damage caused by the explosion.

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