50 year old man hospitalised after Erith gas explosion
PUBLISHED: 09:53 18 December 2014 | UPDATED: 09:53 18 December 2014
The incident is being investigated
A 50 year-old man was taken to a Kent hospital with burns following a gas leak in Erith.
Police were called to reports of a distressed man in a flat at Cambria House on December 16.
The floors immediately above and below the man’s flat were evacuated following a gas leak.
Shortly afterwards there was a gas explosion in the kitchen area of the man’s flat.
The incident is being investigated by officers from Bexley CID.
His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.