Man dies in Brandon explosion

A man has died in a house fire in County Durham. Fire crews received multiple calls about an explosion at a property in Moor Edge, in Brandon.

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Full Report: Man dies in Brandon house explosion

An explosion at a house in Brandon has ripped apart a family home and left one man dead and his brother badly injured in hospital.

Investigators say they now believe a leak from a small gas heater caused the blast.

The explosion destroyed both floors of the semi-detached home, along with most of the roof.

watch the full report from Gregg Easteal below.

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