A three-storey building has collapsed in an à-la-Szczyrk in southern Poland.

According to the police there has been a gas explosion.

This writes the news agency Reuters.

There lived eight people in the building. Those residents seeking rescue workers after at the moment.

Spokeswoman for the local fire department Patrycja Pokrzywa informs, according to the news agency AP that the house is totally destroyed in the explosion.

She says further that more children may be among those who may be trapped under the rubble.

Late on Wednesday evening looking for rescuers with dogs for survivors and victims.

The Polish radio station RMF 24 reported that personnel from 12 brandkøretøjer participating in the rescue operation.