North West Wales

Explosion injures man at bungalow in Porthmadog, Gwynedd

The scene of the blast
Image caption An investigation is under way in to the cause of the blast at the single storey home

A man has been taken to hospital with superficial burns to his hands and face following an explosion at a bungalow in Gwynedd.

Fire crews were called to the incident at Morfa Bychan, near Porthmadog, at around 17:20 GMT after a suspected bottled gas explosion partially demolished the single storey home.

The injured man was taken to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor for treatment.

The fire service said an investigation into the incident was under way.

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