A 74yr old male has been taken to hospital, after being involved in a domestic gas explosion at his home in Leyton Crescent, Beeston this yesterday.

The explosion was caused by a gas hob.

He is believed to of suffered severe burns, but is in a stable condition at Nottingham City Hospital.

The Investigation is ongoing between Nottingham Fire and Rescue Service and the Police.

Area Manager, Damien West said: “This incident is a timely reminder for people to regularly have their domestic appliances checked and to ensure that they have working smoke alarms in their homes.

Fire safety in the home is particularly important as we head towards the Christmas season, where we often see an increase in cooking related incidents.

More information is available from, where you can register for a free Safe & Well visit, discuss all aspects of fire safety in the home and also have a new fire alarm fitted if required.”

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