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Dewsbury house explosion: Man seriously injured

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Media captionA man was seriously injured in the explosion at the Ravensthorpe house

A man has been seriously injured in an explosion at a house in West Yorkshire.

Emergency services were called to the property on Crescent Walk, Ravensthorpe, Dewsbury, at 11:37 BST.

Police said a man, 55, who was in the house, was seriously hurt but his injuries were not life-threatening.

Another man suffered a head injury after being struck by debris from the explosion and is being treated in hospital. The cause of the blast is not known.

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West Yorkshire Police said on arrival the property had suffered "significant damage and was on fire".

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