UPDATED: Man injured in gas explosion on Portland

UPDATED: Man injured in gas explosion on Portland

Published by George Sharpe at 11:04am 28th December 2018. (Updated at 8:19am 29th December 2018)

The incident happened at a house in Fortuneswell.

A man's been taken to hospital after what is thought to be a gas explosion at a house on Portland.

Fire crews, the police and ambulance crews were all called to the scene at Fortuneswell at around 10:30am yesterday morning. (28 December) 

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire  and Rescue service say they're considering the house to be unsafe. They called Building Control to the property and have also been checking other houses in the street. 

gas explosion at house on Portland

Fire crews ventilated the house and isolated the gas.

One man's been taken to Dorset County Hospital for treatment.

The A354 near Verne Common Road was closed for a time.


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