One Man Dies After Wolverhampton Explosion
5 January 2016, 19:43 | Updated: 5 January 2016, 19:44
One man has died after an explosion at a house in Wolverhampton.
Paramedics and firefighters found the body in the home in Rylands Drive this afternoon.
West Midlands Fire Service held a press conference at the scene this evening:
"We can confirm that this incident was not a gas explosion. National Grid have ensured there's no gas near the premises."
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Wearing personal protective clothing and using breathing apparatus, the Hazardous Area Response Team entered the building with the fire service where they found the body of a man. He was confirmed dead at the scene.”