Pensioner, 70, survives massive gas explosion that turned home to rubble

A hero neighbour waded barefoot into a blown-up bungalow to save a pensioner whose home was torn apart in a suspected gas explosion – while she was ‘brushing her teeth’.

Jake Huntley, 27, leaped out of bed and sprinted to the scene, when he heard the walls and roof blown off a nearby home in Buckfastleigh, Devon, yesterday morning.

The oil worker said he found the injured occupant – named locally as Marilyn Rice, in her 70s – ‘frozen still’ with her ‘skin...
source: Metro

2019-03-24 23:32
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