Man Dies in Kennel Fire

Fire Safety TrainingA man believed to be welding a tin shed at a pet kennel,has died following an explosion.The Fire Safety incident occurred at Lake Adams Boarding Kennels in Mariginiup. Witnesses allege that the man was working on a car inside of the shed at the time of the explosion.A female animal-care worker heard a loud explosion which prompted her to run to the scene where she found the shed in flames with the roof and walls blown off.

Fire and Emergency Services officer, Allen Gale, claims they only discovered the workers body upon extinguishing the fire. He continued by saying the firefighters only discovered that someone had been caught inside when they went into the burning structure.It is currently not known if anyone else suffered any injuries but a 200m exclusion zone has been set up around the property.

Investigations continue.


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