The photos which show the devastating effect of the explosion in Kincaidston.

Kincaidston explosion: 12 pictures that show the devastating extent of damage caused by gas explosion in Ayr

The blast, which left a family of four seriously injured, affected four houses, and caused evacuations in the local area.

Tuesday, 19th October 2021, 5:00 pm

The explosion occurred at Gorse Park, where emergency services were called to the scene at around 7.10pm yesterday.

A family of four have maintained serious injuries from the blast, and are currently being treated in hospitals across the city.

The Scotia Gas Networks (SGN) commented on the incident, and said it is ‘too early to speculate’ on the cause of the blast.

A joint investigation between Police Scotland and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, which aims to determine the cause of the explosion, is underway.

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