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Keighley gas blast homes evacuated

Gas blast at Oakworth
Image caption The blast caused damage to the property on Brook Row at Oakworth

Ten homes have been evacuated after a gas explosion at a house in Keighley which left two people injured.

More than 20 firefighters were called to the incident in Brook Row in the Oakworth area of the town on Saturday night. Fire crews remain at the scene.

Two people were taken to hospital, one with burns to the hands and face, the other suffering from smoke inhalation.

Firefighters worked with gas engineers to cap the gas mains, a West Yorkshire Fire Service spokeswoman said.

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