Woman rescued from rubble after 'gas blast' destroys bungalow


An elderly woman has been freed from her home following a suspected gas explosion.

The woman was rescued by emergency crews after the blast in Penn Road in Wolverhampton, shortly after 8am, West Midlands Police said.

The bungalow collapsed and a cordon was put in place after concerns about the pensioner's safety.

Police confirmed the woman had been rescued from the rubble.