Demolition after couple's home exploded

PUBLISHED: 12:30 31 October 2011

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A HOME in Brean Down Avenue, Uphill, was pulled down on the weekend after an explosion tore off the front of the house.

The retired couple of the property emerged from their home and were taken to Frenchay Hospital on Tuesday, after the incident occurred at 7.45pm.

It is thought the explosion was caused by a portable gas butane heater. The retired man and woman, believed to be in their 60s, walked away with minor injuries

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