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The parents of a toddler killed by an explosion in Shaw, say they "miss everything about him". Jamie Heaton was watching TV when the blast ripped through his house. His mum survived because she was in the garden, hanging out washing. She and Jamie's dad returned to the scene to pay tribute.
The parents of Jamie Heaton killed in the Shaw explosion have visited the area where tributes are being left.
Michelle and Ken didn't speak to the media but asked police to read out a statement on behalf of the family.
The parents of Jamie Heaton killed in the Shaw explosion are this afternoon set to visit the area where tributes are being left.
Michelle and Ken have asked police to read out a statement on behalf of the family.
Police have bailed a 32 year old man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter following the Oldham explosion.
Two year old Jamie Heaton was killed in the blast on Tuesday.
Another man, aged 27, was taken to hospital for treatment to burn injuries and he remains in a serious but stable condition.
The first Shaw residents able to return to their homes following Tuesday’s explosion have now been confirmed.
Access to the following addresses is now possible:
- 87 to 95 Oak Street
- 92 to 108 Oak Street
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Photo gallery: Homes damaged by suspected gas blast in Shaw being torn down
Officials running a hardship fund for those affected by the explosion in Shaw said today they have been "overwhelmed" with donations.