Date:Wednesday February 7 2007
Rovers' former home suffered extensive damage after an explosion during the night. Police and firefighters were called to Belle Vue at 3.20am to find the Main Stand ripped to pieces. It is currently believed that the gas supply had been tampered with and was the cause of the explosion.
Two members of the public were at the scene at the time of the incident and were taken to hospital, with one taken to the burns unit in Nottingham. One man in his 20's has been arrested in connection with the explosion.
It is believed that the stand will be totally demolished as soon as possible as it is unsafe. The public had been able to enter the ground, unoccupied since the end of December, though holes in the fences and gates that had been broken open. Fans thought it was only a matter of time until vandals caused substantial damage.
DRFC Rovers fans to clock up the miles (Monday May 25 2015)
DRFC League One Now Complete (Monday May 25 2015)
DRFC Southend returning to the Keepmoat (Sunday May 24 2015)
DRFC Rovers miss out on summer target (Saturday May 23 2015)
DRFC Rovers look set for seaside trip in pre-season (Saturday May 23 2015)
DRFC Rovers target turns down new contract at Walsall (Thursday May 21 2015)
DRFC Bennett completes Pompey switch (Thursday May 21 2015)
DRFC McCullough in latest Northern Ireland squad (Thursday May 21 2015)
DRFC Dickov wants to bring in at least eight new players (Wednesday May 20 2015)
Dickov slams Vale chairman after O'Connor comments (Wednesday May 20 2015)
|Sturrock Pens His Contract
» Yeovil : 26/05/2015 16:39:01
|Warburton, Parkinson, Stubbs - All Linked
» Sheff Utd : 26/05/2015 16:33:00
|Pond Signs 12 Month Extension
» Fleetwood : 26/05/2015 16:27:00
|Roberts Signs Three Year Deal
» Barnsley : 26/05/2015 16:20:01
|Orient Full Back A Target?
» Walsall : 26/05/2015 16:18:00