A deaf couple whose home was deliberately targeted by arsonists say they're terrified to return in case it happens again. Michael and Angela Broderick run the British Sign Language Learning Centre from their home in Burbage in Leicestershire.
Their house was destroyed by a number of gas explosions. Speaking through an interpreter, they told our reporter Jane Hesketh how traumatic it had been.
Detective Sergeant David Speight says whoever caused the fires may have flash burns on their body.
Michael and Angela Broderick, who are both deaf, had a narrow escape when an arsonist destroyed their home in Burbage in Leicestershire.
Police are appealing for the public to contact them if they have any information.
A deaf couple whose home was destroyed in an arson attack say they are terrified of returning in case it happens again.
Michael and Angela Broderick from Burbage in Leicestershire had a narrow escape, after they were pulled from their bungalow by police.
Speaking through an interpreter, they told ITV News Central about their ordeal.
A deaf couple from Burbage were trapped when a gas explosion caused their home to collapse.
Michael and Angela Broderick, who are both deaf, escaped with minor injuries after being trapped in their own bungalow on the 12th August.
They survived thanks to recently-fitted fire alarms, designed for the hearing-impaired, which vibrated under their pillows and woke them both.
Police are appealing to find two men wearing high visibility jackets who were seen near a bungalow that was deliberately set on fire in Leicestershire on Sunday night.
Officers were called to Aldridge Road in the early hours of Monday morning to reports of an explosion. Two officers broke into the bungalow and rescued to deaf people inside the property.
Police have launched a criminal investigation following a fire and explosion at a property in Leicestershire.
The bungalow in Burbage caught fire in the early hours of Monday morning and two deaf people inside were rescued by police officers. Fire officers say the fire was started deliberately.
Detectives say they are looking for two men wearing high visibility jackets seen close to the scene when police arrived in the early hours of Monday morning. Police suspect that those responsible for the causing the fire would have burn injuries themselves.
Police say an explosion at a bungalow in Leicestershire was caused by a fire which was started deliberately.
Police were called to the property on Aldridge Road in Burbage in the early hours of Monday morning to reports of an explosion. Fire investigators have now finished their investigation and are treating the incident as arson.