Sussex house explosion: latest

Firefighters have been called to reports of a suspected gas explosion in Sussex.

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New picture released of Sussex house explosion

This picture was taken a short time after an explosion in Sompting in West Sussex Credit: Ben Hornbuckle

The aftermath of an explosion which destroyed a property is Sussex has been caught on camera.

Resident Ben Hornbuckle took this picture of the property in Hillrise Avenue, Sompting.

A 54-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after with intent to endanger life after the explosion yesterday afternoon.

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