Three injured in Invercargill house explosion

Rothesay Pl in Invercargill.
Rothesay Pl in Invercargill. Photo credit: Google

Three people have been injured - two seriously - after an explosion at a house in Invercargill.

Emergency services were called to the Rothesay Pl property at about 1:30pm.

Two people have been taken to Southland Hospital with serious injuries, while another was treated at the scene by St John.

A Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokesperson told Newshub two crews were at the scene and a fire safety investigator was on the way.

It's understood the incident happened in the kitchen.