Evesham Explosion

Murray MacGregor – Wednesday 28th December 2022 – 8.33am.

Four people have been hurt, one seriously after an explosion at a property in the Fairfield area of Evesham.

The incident happened at just after 5.00pm on Tuesday afternoon in Hemmingway.

Three ambulances, five paramedic officers, the Hazardous Area Response Team, the aircrew from the Midlands Air Ambulance at Strensham, who responded on a car, the Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Car, The MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic, a BASICS emergency Doctor and an emergency planning officer were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews found a property that had suffered very significant damage.  Three people from the property were treated at the scene.

“One man had suffered serious injuries.  He was assessed by the air ambulance doctor and critical care paramedic before being taken on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham – the medics travelled with the crew.

“A man and a woman had suffered less serious injuries and after treatment at the scene were taken to Hereford County Hospital.

“A further man from a neighbouring property was also taken to Hereford County Hospital as a precaution after being injured when the explosion caused damage to that property as well.”


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