Police have found the body of a man after a massive explosion which caused a building to collapse in Andover and the street to be evacuated.
Hampshire Fire and Rescue said teams were continuing to search the scene in King Arthurs Way following an incident at about 2.30am on Thursday.
The local fire service and Hampshire Constabulary have launched an urgent investigation.
A spokesperson for the emergency services said:
The body of a man has been found after an explosion in Andover at about 2.30am this morning (December 27).
The explosion caused a building collapse in King Arthurs Way, Andover.
Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service and its urban search and rescue teams are continuing to search the scene.”
As yet the victim is unnamed and the cause of the explosion has yet to be confirmed.