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Whilst searching the rubble at the explosion in Clacton, I found a dog within the debris. Taking her to the vets now http://t.co/1Rbx2oh5w5
The dog I found today is 4 yr old Carryad. Here she is thanking my handler for helping to dig her out of the debris http://t.co/uFA3k83rgX
A dog has been found under the rubble after a gas explosion flattened houses in Clacton on Wednesday.
Pictures of the dog, who looked well considering it's ordeal, were tweeted by an account run by the handler of a Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue search dog.
Read more: Clacton houses 'flattened' by gas explosion
Firefighters believe a domestic gas fault is likely to have caused an explosion which destroyed two houses and injured 10 people in Essex.
One semi-detached house was razed to the ground and the second floor of a neighbouring property was left hanging precariously following the blast in Clacton. A third property was also wrecked.
One man, believed to be in his 70s, is in a life-threatening condition after the blast in Cloes Lane, at around 8.30am.
A woman, thought to be in her 50s, was taken to Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, with severe burns.
Essex Fire Service's search dog - Darcy - has been taken to the site of an explosion in Cloes Lane, Clacton, to ensure everyone is accounted for.
Ten people were injured following the blast this morning, which is thought to have been caused by gas.
Fire crews are continuing to battle a blaze caused by an explosion in Clacton, Essex, earlier today.
Two houses were 'flattened' and another was badly damaged.
Ten people have been taken to hospital - two of them seriously injured - following a gas explosion at a residential street in Clacton, Essex. Two homes were said to be "flattened" by the blast and a third was badly damaged.
Ten people have been injured and homes have been flattened following a gas explosion in Cloes Lane, Clacton.
A total of 10 people were injured in an house explosion in Clacton, Essex, two seriously, East of England Ambulance Service said today.