Disaster strikes at Walford in Bloom when a gas main explosion results in the death of a local resident
Hang on to your honeysuckles! The Walford in Bloom festival turns into a blooming tragedy in EastEnders when a gas main explodes forcing residents to flee for their lives. While some locals tend to the injured, others search desperately for loved ones.
Meanwhile, the disaster sets off a chain of events that result in someone losing their life. But who is it?
In the chaos following the explosion, Martin searches for missing Stacey. Has she survived the blast?
Oblivious to the looming disaster, the mayor makes a speech to start the Walford in Bloom celebrations
But her efforts are heckled by residents who are unhappy with the local council’s neglect of the community
Fi’s efforts to say a few words are hampered by the fact she’s had a drink. Or two.
Ben, Martin and Ian look on as the protestors make themselves heard
It’s then that the fireball rips through the Square, and Sonia races to assist injured Ian
Michelle is also given a helping hand
Meanwhile, the Mitchells are concerned about missing Phil
Realising he was standing close to the explosion, they fear the worst
Elsewhere, Bex supports a shaken Mr Pryce…
…and Martin is increasingly desperate to locate Stacey
Across the Square, the explosion brings back terrible memories for Ted, who reaches for his gun and pulls trigger. Who has been shot? Catch the explosive action on EastEnders from Monday 4 September