Gas leak causes explosion in oven

Energy type: 
LPG
 
Event summary: 
Energy Safety was notified of an explosion which occurred in an oven following some remedial construction work. The construction work appears to have disturbed the installed gas pipework.
The oven was damaged by the explosion.
 
Accident ID: 
170630-04
 
Accident date: 
30 June 2017
 
Site: 
Domestic
 
Environment: 
Building
 
Voltage: 
1
 
Equipment: 
Domestic built in/wall ovens
 
Accident type: 
Fire and explosion
 
Casualty: 
Non-fatality
 
Injury: 
No injury
 
Property damage level: 
Restricted to the direct vicinity of the equipment
 
Outcome of investigation: 

Energy Safety considers that an unknown person disturbed the gas pipework during remedial construction work, resulting in a gas leak when the pipe was reconnected. Energy Safety has not been able to identify the person responsible.