Man dies after reports of an explosion in Warboys

PUBLISHED: 14:36 21 April 2017 | UPDATED: 14:55 24 April 2017

Puddock Road, in Warboys

Puddock Road, in Warboys


A man has died after police were called to reports of an explosion in Warboys on Friday (April 21).

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said officers were called at 8.15am to a premises in Puddock Road, and the force remained at the scene throughout the day, with a cordon put in place.

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue also confirmed its attendance. The explosion is believed to have taken place at a farm.

Police said they have completed an investigation, and passed the incident onto the Health and Safety Executive.

The spokesman added there are no suspicious circumstances.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “We received a call at 8.15am to reports of an industrial incident on Puddock Road in Warboys. We dispatched a medical response car from Magpas, a rapid response vehicle, ambulance crew, ambulance officer, and co response unit from Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service.

“Sadly nothing could be done for a man at the scene and he was pronounced dead. Our thoughts are with those involved at this time.”

A spokesman for the Health and Safety Executive said they are aware of the incident and are investigating.

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