Posted: Fri 5th Mar 2021

Updated: Fri 5th Mar

Car ‘explodes’ in Central Retail Park car park for people living in or visiting the wrexham area

UPDATE: A spokesperson for North Wales Fire and Rescue Service said:

We attended a small vehicle fire on Regent St – called at 11.58hrs, one appliance in attendance.

“A male casualty was conveyed to hospital via ambulance.

“Stop was called at 12.40.”

UPDATE: A spokesperson North Wales Police said:”We received a call at 11.55am reporting a vehicle explosion at the Central Retail Park in Wrexham.

“We are currently in attendance assisting our colleagues from NWFRS.”

NWP Wrexham Town have also tweeted to say: “We would like to ally any concerns & assure you that the explosion in Wrexham Town earlier this afternoon is an isolated accident & no persons have been injured.


Original information below…

Emergency services are responding to Central Retail Park this lunchtime after a vehicle ‘exploded’.

Police and the fire service are at the scene.

Thanks to Rob for the top image, who says “The car next to it was smashed up too and the shop shook.”

Thanks to Steve Williams via Tom Williams for the above image.

Thanks to Melanie Johnson for the above image.

More shortly.

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