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Deaf couple survive gas explosion

A deaf couple from Burbage were trapped when a gas explosion caused their home to collapse.

Michael Broderick and his wife Angela survived the gas explosion Credit: ITV News Central

Michael and Angela Broderick, who are both deaf, escaped with minor injuries after being trapped in their own bungalow on the 12th August.

The couple were awoken by their deaf alarm, fitted weeks before Credit: ITV News Central

They survived thanks to recently-fitted fire alarms, designed for the hearing-impaired, which vibrated under their pillows and woke them both.

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