Braintree: Man, 64, hurt in explosion

A 64-YEAR-OLD man was injured when an aerosol exploded in his living room.

Firefighters were called to The Chase, Braintree, around 1.40pm today.

Two crews from the town attended.

However, when they arrived they found no fire.

They left after checking it was safe, leaving the man in the hands of paramedics.

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A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service said they sent a rapid response vehicle and first aid was administered at the scene.

She said the man was only believed to have received minor injuries.

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