Greens Norton man airlifted after explosion

The scene of an explosion in Bengal Lane,Greens Norton.'110802M-D068
The scene of an explosion in Bengal Lane,Greens Norton.'110802M-D068

A man has been airlifted to hospital with suspected severe burns following reports of an explosion in Greens Norton this afternoon.

A police exclusion zone was set up around a workshop in the Bengal Lane area after residents reported hearing an explosion at just after 2pm.

The injured man was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.