Paris apartment block EXPLODES sending huge fireball shooting across the street destroying 26 flats as firefighters battle the blazing inferno

Mail Online | 4/7/2019 | Peter Allen;Darren Boyle for MailOnline
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A massive explosion brought terror to a packed block of flats in Paris tonight as a blaze swept through the building.

The fire broke out in a flat in Boulevard Macdonald, in the 19th arrondissement, just north of the Gare du Nord Eurostar hub soon after 9.30pm on Saturday night, spreading to 26 other modern apartments.

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Despite the ferocity of the blaze, early indications were that 'for the moment there are no victims - nobody injured,' said Gabriel Plus, a spokesman for the Paris fire brigade.

He also said that there was 'no gas supply into the building', but that 'bottles of gas or a barbeque may have caught fire on a balcony, causing the explosion.'

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Dramatic videos posted by neighbours on Twitter showed the ferocious explosion, but it appeared that the building had been...
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