One dead and two injured injured in explosion in Nisku

Explosion happens at Welding company in Nisku

One person is dead and two more have been injured following an explosion this morning at a Steel fabrication facility in Nisku.

The incident took place at Ja-co Welding at around 8:15 this morning at the business located on 8th street.

Everyone else was able to get out of the building and is accounted for. 

Leduc County Fire Chief Kevin Lefebvre said“Our crews, including more than 20 firefighters from Station 1 (Nisku), Station 6 (Calmar) and Station 5 (EIA) worked quickly to evacuate the building,”

The cause of the explosion remains under investigation. 

No names have been identified but the deceased was declared dead at the scene while one of the injured is in life-threatening condition in hospital while the other is in stable condition. (JSL/THE ONE NEWS)

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