Bridge Street in Northampton was closed following firework ‘explosion’

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A main road in Northampton town centre was closed this morning following a “small explosion”, police have confirmed.

Bridge Street was sealed off shortly before 10am, when fire crews and police were called to the scene.

The road was reopened a short time later.

A police spokesman has told the Chronicle & Echo the cause of the explosion is believed to have been a firecracker or firework.

Nobody was hurt in the incident.