Explosion destroys bungalow

A gas explosion has caused a parts of a bungalow in Leicestershire to collapse.

Full Report: Bungalow destroyed in explosion

A couple from Leicestershire have had a lucky escape after their bungalow was wrecked by a gas explosion. They both got out unharmed, even though the roof of their home collapsed into the building and caught fire.

Neighbours said they were woken in the early hours of this morning by a series of explosions. Watch Keith Wilkinson's full report.

PICS: Explosion destroys bungalow

Investigations continue after a gas explosion ripped through a bungalow in Leicestershire last night. Nobody was hurt in the incident that happened in the early hours of this morning.

A bungalow in Burbage cordoned off following gas explosion last night Credit: ITV News Central

Forensic investigators remain at the scene trying to find out exactly what happened. The latest information is that the gas explosion came from the kitchen and is thought to be accidental.

Side of bungalow collapses after gas explosion Credit: ITV News Central
Three explosions ripped through bungalow in Leicestershire Credit: ITV News Central

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