Greenock gas explosion: Streets sealed off at Ocean Terminal

A gas cylinder has exploded at Greenock's Ocean Terminal.
Firefighters attended the incident.Firefighters attended the incident.
Firefighters attended the incident.

Five fire engines were sent to the scene at Patrick Street after the explosion in a commercial building shortly after 2pm.

Police blocked roads around the terminal.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said: "We were alerted at 2.07pm to reports of an exploding gas cylinder at a commercial unit at Patrick Street, Greenock.

"Operations control mobilised five appliances to the scene where crews remain as they dampen down the single-storey building.

"There are no reported casualties."