Three police officers are in critical conditions and two
firefighters are injured following an explosion in
Emergency services were called to a Hambleton Street flat in
Middle Park at 9.15pm on Saturday following reports of a male
As firefighters and police entered the second-floor flat
there was a large explosion.
Three police officers were seriously injured and were taken
to The Alfred hospital.
Two female officers are in a critical condition, while a male
officer is critical but stable.
Two firefighters were also injured, along with the male
Police have asked for anyone with information about the
incident to come forward.