Suspected Bottled Gas Explosion in Morfa BychanPosted
A man has been taken to hospital with superficial burns to his hands following an explosion at a bungalow in Morfa Bychan , near Porthmadog at around 5.20 pm today Thursday, February 2.
North Wales Fire and Rescue Service were called to the incident in Y Ffridd following a suspected bottled gas explosion which partially demolished the single storey building.
The middle aged man was taken to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor for treatment. Two pumps from Porthmadog and Blaenau Ffestiniog and a tender from Caernarfon attended the scene. Incident Support Officer, Terry Williams said an investigation into the explosion is under way