No injuries in gas blast

House destroyed in Southsea
House destroyed in Southsea Credit: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

A pensioner is reported to be dazed but uninjured after an explosion at his home in Southsea. Neighbours on Welch Road were evacuated following the blast which occurred in the early hours of this morning.

Explosion ripped through the property
Explosion ripped through the property Credit: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service
Local residents were evacuated
Local residents were evacuated Credit: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

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Gas blast: OAP's lucky escape

A pensioner has had a lucky escape following a gas explosion at his home in Southsea.