|The shop destroyed by the bizarre incident, Pic Mark Readman YNMS|
Police and fire received reports of an explosion at the shop around 2:15PM Saturday afternoon (5-07-2014).
Upon arrival they found a welder attempting to repair a freezer unit in the shop had ignited the welding equipment causing the acetylene tank to ignite.
Residents were evacuated whilst the fire service extinguished the fire and made the area safe.
|Police work out evacuation plan|
|Fire crews set up monitors to cool the cylinder|