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Fire investigators are still trying to establish what caused a blast at a house in Northumberland - it left 60 properties having to be evacuated for several hours last night.
Neighbours reported hearing a loud bang and smelling gas.
Watch Gregg Easteal's report here:
Around 60 properties were evacuated after an explosion at a house in Berwick yesterday, August 2.
Police were alerted at 5:10pm after receiving a report of a suspected gas explosion at an address in Howick Terrace.
Police and the fire service attended and nearby streets were evacuated as a precaution.
Officers say "extensive damage" was caused to the property. Nobody was injured.