Window blown out of house following explosion

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Sunday 27th July 2014 – 1.10am – Suzie Wheaton.

Ambulance crews rushed to the scene of an explosion in a house in Black Country yesterday.

West Midlands Ambulance Service dispatched an ambulance and a paramedic area support officer to the incident on The Straits in Lower Gornal at approximately 8.00pm yesterday evening (Saturday). The police and fire service were also in attendance.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to reports an explosion in a house. On arrival at the scene medics found the front window of the property lying in the garden after a gas cylinder was reported to have exploded inside of the house. A door within the property was also found to have been blown off its hinges.

“Fortunately the two occupants that had been in the house at the time of the explosion had managed to escape injury. Both men were assessed by ambulance crews at the scene but were found to be uninjured and did not require any further treatment.”


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