Moment explosion which ripped through house injuring seven captured on camera

The jaw-dropping explosion of a 100-year-old's home was captured by a neighbour's doorbell in HD.

Shocking images of a devastating house fire in Kent, show roaring flames several feet high, burning throughout the terraced property.

But in a newly emerged video, the very moment the house blew up can be seen, showing dark materials scatter into the sky with force.

A neighbour's Ring doorbell caught the explosion from another road in Willesbrough, Ashford at around 7.57am on Tuesday morning, KentLive reports.

Brave neighbours were reported to have pulled a 100-year-old woman out from the wreckage following the huge blast.

The elderly woman is believed to be among seven people injured in the suspected gas explosion.

She is thought to have been trapped inside the property with others before they were dramatically rescued.

One neighbour said a terrified woman came out of the house while screaming "my parents are in there".

It later emerged local heroes rushed into the home to rescue the people inside.

Two people were airlifted to hospital in London with serious injuries while five others were taken to hospital in Ashford by land ambulance.

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Former support worker Wendy Charman, 57, said: "It's a 100-year-old woman who lives in the house. Imagine living to that age for this terrible thing to happen. I hope she pulls through.

"Apparently three young men ran in afterwards and pulled her out. They deserve awards."

In a statement, Kent Fire and Rescue Service said seven fire engines rushed to the scene.

Kent Police later confirmed all the residents in the properties affected by the blast have been accounted for.

A spokesman said: "An explosion in Ashford has resulted in two people sustaining serious injuries.

"The cause is yet to be established but at this stage, the incident is not being treated as suspicious.

"A number of people were reported to have been trapped in the rubble and were rescued."

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