Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Garden Destroyed by Gas Cylinder Explosion

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Garden Destroyed by Gas Cylinder Explosion

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THIS was the scene of devastation after a gas cylinder exploded inside a shed.

The garden of the property in Partington, Trafford, was destroyed.

Police and firefighters were called following reports of an explosion on Moss Lane, at around 11.30am on Monday.

It appears to butane gas cylinder. Greater Manchester Rescue Service The garden was consumed by flames, residents said.

what they be the Crews from Stretford and Lymm stations attended. Firefighters spent just over an hour tackling the flames.

Nobody was hurt, police said. A Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) spokesman said the explosion is understood to have involved a butane gas cylinder.

It is not yet clear why it exploded.

Police said a neighbour alerted emergency services to the blaze, which meant fire crews arrived within minutes. …

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