SaskEnergy infrastructure, clandestine lab dominated out as explanation for deadly Saskatoon home blast – Saskatoon
The Saskatoon Fire Department (SFD) says they confirmed the cause of the house explosion on Clarence Avenue that killed one person last weekend.
Fire officials announced Tuesday that damage to a natural gas pipeline in the house had caused the explosion.
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“After the incident, all relevant integrity checks of the SaskEnergy infrastructure were carried out. This work has shown that the incident was not the result of a SaskEnergy system problem and there are no system security concerns related to the incident, ”said an SFD statement.
“There was no evidence of a secret laboratory or hazardous materials and there was no foul in the game.”
According to the RCMP website, a secret laboratory is a secret or hidden place where criminals make or manufacture synthetic drugs such as methamphetamine and ecstasy.
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Saskatoon Police confirmed the body found after the fire and explosion was that of a 59-year-old resident of the house. His name was not disclosed.
The house on the 2200 block on Clarence Avenue South was razed to the ground at around 4 a.m. on Saturday, June 19, after the explosion.
The property damage was estimated at 600,000 US dollars, said the fire services.
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