Emergency response teams are at the NP compound at Sea Lots where thick black smoke has been seen rising from the back of the main building following a loud e≈plosion.

Reports are that the explosion occurred at Tank 4 which was being pumped when it got ignited. Workers have been evacuated from the compound.

There are no casualties but two people were injured and are being treated. The extent of their injuries is not yet known.

The TTPS has advised that traffic is being diverted in the vicinity of NP. Eastbound traffic has been diverted to the Priority Bus Route through Abbattoir Road, Sea Lots, and westbound traffic has been diverted from Maritime Flyover to the PBR and the Lady Young Road.

This is a developing story and Guardian Media will provide updates as more details come to hand