BREAKING NEWS: building fire in Freemantle Road, Bilton following explosion at shop

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FIRE crews were called to reports of an explosion and fire at a shop in Bilton.

Numerous calls were received from residents at 12.45am this morning (Thursday).

Firefighters from Rugby, Southam and Lutterworth were all called to the fire, which affected residents living in the flats above.

Police and ambulance services attended but there were no injuries reported. Fire crews expected to be at the scene for some time.