Police interview key witness in Shaw gas explosion

Scene of the explosion in June

Detectives investigating a gas explosion in Shaw that killed a toddler have interviewed a key witness in their investigation.

Andrew Partington, who's 27 was questioned at his hospital bedside as he continues to recover from the burns he received.

Two year old Jamie Heaton who lived next door was killed in the explosion in June. Officers say Mr Partington faces further questioning if and when he is declared fit enough to leave hospital.

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Shaw gas explosion

Emergency services are at the scene following a large explosion in the Shaw area of Oldham.