Beijing, December 5 (Xinhua) according to the BBC reported on the 5th, an explosion occurred in a house in West Yorkshire, UK, which injured three people and was sent to hospital. At present, the residents of six houses near the accident site have been evacuated. Shortly after 7:30 local time, firefighters were reported to be heading for Greenway in Illingworth. The West Yorkshire fire and rescue center said three people were treated at the scene and then taken to hospital. Their injuries have not been released. A spokesman said the fire was being dealt with by a staff member at the scene. The spokesman added that firefighters may stay at the scene for some time. Residents of six nearby houses have been evacuated and relevant personnel have launched an investigation into the accident, the report said.