Birmingham & Black Country

Lower Gornal home in gas cylinder explosion drama

A camping gas cylinder exploded inside a Black Country home, blowing its front window into the garden and a door off its hinges.

Two men inside the house in The Straits in Lower Gornal, Dudley, escaped injury in the blast at 20:00 BST on Saturday.

Ambulance crews called to the property saw the house's front window lying in the garden on arrival.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said neither of the men needed further treatment.

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