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Massive ‘explosion’ is heard in affluent Sydney suburb

BREAKING NEWS: Massive explosion is heard in affluent Sydney suburb as cops rush to the scene amid unconfirmed reports a boat with six people on board went up in flames

A ‘massive explosion’ was heard in affluent Sydney suburb on Saturday amid unconfirmed reports a boat with six people on board went up in flames.

Locals at Newport said their ‘whole houses shook’ following the incident.

Early reports have suggested the incident was a boat explosion at the Newport Anchorage with up to six people involved.

A representative from the Northern Beaches Local Area Command at Dee Why confirmed officers and emergency services were at the scene.

‘The incident was between 7.30pm and 8pm, with police and emergency crew attending the scene,’ the source told Daily Mail Australia.

‘At this stage we are not sure if anyone involved was injured or killed.’

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