Cornwall house explosion leaves man hurt
2 September 2015
From the section Cornwall
The explosion in Camelford blew out the external walls of the property
A man has been taken to hospital after an explosion at a property in Cornwall.
The external walls of the house at Treclago View, Camelford, were blown out in the blast at around 23:30 BST.
The only person inside was helped from the debris and taken to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, where his condition is thought to be stable.
No-one else was injured despite the houses next door and nearby cars being damaged by the blast and flying debris.
The cause of the explosion and subsequent fire is being investigated and police have confirmed there is no risk of further explosions.
A cordon remains in place whilst work is carried out to make the damaged …read more
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