UPDATE Crews respond to explosion at Parcels Trucking

UPDATE Go Fund Me now set up to help fellow caught in blast

UPDATE

Just a reminder the fellow who was injured in the explosion at Parcels Trucking, Jesse Moreno, now has a Go Fund Me set up to help him out.

To view the GoFundMe, please visit: https://www.gofundme.com/f/moreno-recovery-fund?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=unknown&utm_campaign=comms_y3hz+moreno-recovery-fund

ORIGINAL STORY

The Stettler RCMP responded at 11:30 a.m on the morning of Jan. 9th to a 911 call that a building blew up in the industrial area east of Stettler.

RCMP were on scene at 47th Ave. and 41st St. along with the Stettler Regional Fire Department. The area was contained while emergency crews worked at the site.

Jesse Moreno, 54 was injured during the incident and was flown via STARS Air Ambulance to an Edmonton hospital. Although the cause of the fire does not appear to be suspicious in nature, the investigation continues. Meanwhile a GoFund me page has been set up for Moreno at https://www.gofundme.com/f/moreno-recovery-fund?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=unknown&utm_campaign=comms_y3hz+moreno-recovery-fund

-Submitted by RCMP K Division

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Stettler Fire Department responds to an explosion in town Jan. 9th. Photos by Kayla Kobi/Stettler Independent

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