Investigation After Gas Explosion

A man in his 90s has suffered severe burns after a gas explosion at his home in Portsmouth.

Firefighters were called to Walden Road on Sunday morning.

The elderly man was treated for severe burns to his head and hands by paramedics from the South Central Ambulance Service.

The force of the explosion blew out the windows at the front of the house in Walden Road.

An investigation into the cause is now underway.

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