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Man who died in Nisku explosion has been identified

Last Updated Jan 3, 2019 at 7:35 am MDT


One man was killed and two injured after the explosion at Ja-Co Welding in Nisku.

Devron Chase has been identified as the man who was killed.

The cause of the explosion is still unknown.

NISKU (660 NEWS) — A man who was killed last week after an explosion and fire at a welding business just south of Edmonton has been identified. A former co-worker confirmed Devron Chase, 40, died on Dec. 27.

He was working at Ja-Co welding and consulting in Nisku when the explosion happened. Chase is survived by his wife and three young daughters. An unconfirmed gofundme campaign has been set up for his three daughters.

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Two other men were taken to hospital with serious injuries. A Gofundme campaign validated by the company has been created for Eric Fabbro, one of the men injured in the blast. Just under $3,000 has been raised so far. The cause of the explosion is still under investigation.

Eric Fabbro is shown in this photo posted to a gofundme campaign to raise funds for him and his family after he suffered serious injuries in an explosion at Ja-Co Welding in Nisku. (Gofundme)