A young child tragically died following a suspected gas explosion that completely destroyed two houses

A young child has tragically died following a suspected gas explosion in the middle of the night that completely destroyed two houses. Firefighters, police and paramedics scrambled to a street in Heysham, Lancs., at around 2.30am today (Sun) after residents were woken by the sound of a blast. Police have now confirmed that sadly a young child died in the explosion while another four people have been hospitalised, two with serious injuries. This video was filmed on the 16th May 2021.

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