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Woman freed from rubble after house explosion in Wolverhampton

Fire crews had to free a woman from the rubble of a Wolverhampton home after a house explosion earlier this morning.

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Full report: Woman survives explosion that flattened home

A woman in her 70s has survived a gas explosion that flattened her home in Wolverhampton this morning.

She was buried under the rubble for nearly 2 hours before being rescued - seemingly saved by her washing machine.

The explosion was described by neighbours like 'a bomb going off'. Michael Sibert reports.

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