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Two neighbouring houses demolished following gas explosion

Demolition work has begun to pull down the remains of houses destroyed in a gas explosion. Families were left homeless following the explosion on Rosehill Street in Cheltenham last week.

Watch the first pictures of the demolition work taking place:

81-year-old Betty Hodgkiss was rescued from the remains of the house where the explosion occurred and is in a stable condition in hospital. The two neighbouring properties are being demolished.