Emergency services are responding to what is believed to have been an explosion in the County Cork village of Ballinspittle.
The incident is thought to have happened at Diva Boutique Bakery Cafe & Deli in the village.
It is reported that a gas cylinder was being changed when the explosion occurred, followed by a small fire.
The fire was quickly brought under control, however two men - one in his 50s and another in his 30s - are thought to have received burn injuries.
Two people suffered serious burn injuries in an explosion at a cafe on Main Street, Ballinspittle More at 1pm pic.twitter.com/784lIyZceU— RedFM News (@RedFMNews) March 27, 2015
They have been brought to Cork University Hospital and their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
The village has been sealed off and motorists have been advised to avoid the area.
We had a gas bottle explode today. But everyone is ok! Thanks to everyone who is ringing and concerned. Will keep you posted!— Diva Boutique Bakery (@Dvaboutiquebake) March 27, 2015
A picture taken this morning by the staff at La Vie En Rose, Ballinspittle, Co Cork of the smoke from the explosion. pic.twitter.com/sgzHkvoce8— Joe Leogue (@JoeLeogue) March 27, 2015