Man is injured in Wingate house explosion
A man has been treated for facial burns after an explosion at a house in a County Durham village.
Emergency services were called to the semi-detached property in Dawson Road, Wingate, near Peterlee, at 08:15 GMT.
A man in the house, who has not been named, was taken to Middlesbrough's James Cook Hospital. No-one else was injured in the incident.
Police and fire service investigators are trying to establish the cause of the explosion.