Explosion at Gorse Park in Ayr
Around 7.10pm on Monday, 18 October, emergency services were called to a report of an explosion on Gorse Park, Ayr.
Four houses have been affected by the explosion.
Two adults and two children have been taken to Crosshouse Hospital in Kilmarnock.
A number of premises have been evacuated and two local rest centres have been set up to assist.
Emergency services are currently at the scene working with other agencies.
Enquiries are ongoing to establish the cause of the explosion.
Local road closures are in place and we would advise people to avoid the area at the present time.