A 56-year-old man has been charged with criminal damage after a gas explosion destroyed a terraced home in the middle of the night.
The explosion happened at around 1.10am this morning on Marlborough Avenue in Goole, East Yorkshire.
Households miraculously escaped, as no one was injured in a huge blast which rocked a street and forced residents to seek sanctuary in a parish church.
Wayne Vines, 56, of Marlborough Avenue, Goole, was charged this afternoon with criminal damage – recklessly endangering life. He was arrested at the scene.
He was remanded in custody to appear at Hull Magistrates court tomorrow morning, Humberside Police confirmed.
Residents saw a house go up in flames as bricks fell from the property onto the top of cars. A large gaping hole has been left in the property.
Wayne Vines, 56, of Marlborough Avenue, Goole, was charged this afternoon with criminal damage
A gas explosion rocked a street in Goole, East Yorkshire and forced residents to seek…