Emergency companies have been referred to as to Goremire Street in Carluke at about 9.20pm final night time after a blaze was reported.
Locals reported listening to a “loud bang” adopted by a glow within the sky within the city.
4 hearth home equipment rushed to the incident, with firefighters making an attempt to extinguish the blaze in a single day.
Photos taken this morning on the scene present a storage linked to the home utterly burnt out, with the home additionally severely broken by the flames.
Three automobiles sit within the drive which look to be smoke broken, and the world has been cordoned off by the hearth service.
A neighborhood resident who witnessed the hearth informed the Document: “Hearth investigation stays ongoing as to nature of the explosion and fireball noticed in neighbouring city 4 miles away.
“Home and two automobiles totalled, and fortunately no paramedics on-site which might indicate no tragedy.”
One hearth equipment stays on-scene this morning, with one neighbour suspecting that it was a gas-related explosion.
They wrote on Fb: “It was the home subsequent door to mine. I am away at a camp with children however husband referred to as me final night time.
“Three hearth engines have been nonetheless there at 4am this morning at issues nonetheless hadn’t settled down.
“Suspecting fuel explosion in storage, three automobiles burnt out. I do not suppose my husband, who was at residence, has slept a lot.”
A Scottish Hearth and Rescue spokeswoman confirmed that they have been nonetheless in attendance in Carluke.
She mentioned: “We have been referred to as out to an incident at 9.21pm and despatched out 4 home equipment.
“We nonetheless have one in attendance, it was a storage on hearth.
“We used a hose-reel jet and there have been no casualties.”
Police Scotland additionally confirmed that they had attended the scene to assist with visitors administration.
They have been approached for additional remark about whether or not it was being handled as suspicious.
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