Pictures from the scene of an explosion in Earlsfield have shown the destruction caused as a result.

Emergency services were called just before 7.30am this morning to the block of flats in Garratt Lane.

Images from the scene show a huge hole in the bottom floor of the building, with rubble strewn out across the lawn.

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Work is still ongoing at the scene, but London Fire Brigade believe the blast was caused by a gas explosion.

Three people were injured as a result of the explosion and taken to hospital as a result.

The gallery above shows the devastation that was left as a result of the incident.