A man injured in a house explosion has died in hospital, police have revealed. He's been named as Nigel Barrow, 78, and police said his family are being supported by specialist officers as an investigation into the explosion continues.
He died in hospital on Friday after the incident in New Mills, near Stockport. Mr Barrow was airlifted to hospital from the scene of the blast on Ollersett Avenue in the Derbyshire town on Tuesday morning (November 14). READ MORE: 'There were no warning signs...
then she was gone' READ MORE: Disgusting toilets... spattered blood: The night I spent waiting at MRI's A&E - it felt apocalyptic A huge emergency services response was scrambled to the street after the explosion, including police officers, firefighters, paramedics and the air ambulance.
Neighbours in at least a dozen properties were evacuated, with some not able to return home until the following afternoon. Police said at the time a joint investigation into the 'circumstances of the incident' was ongoing, however 'this is being delayed due to the structural damage to the property'.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk