18 sent three men to the hospital Three men have undergone plastic and skin surgeries mostly on their legs and hips after a flash fire at Lazer Wash on Aug. 18. Alberta Occupational Health and Safety officials are continuing their investigation to look into the cause of the fire. Spokesperson for Alberta Labour Trent Bancarz said the ministry has two years to finish their investigation. “We would be looking for things such as equipment being used properly, workers properly trained to use the equipment, were safe procedures being followed [during the investigation],” said Bancarz. There was a stop-use order on the the barrell and the solvent that were being used during the incident confirmed Bancarz. Around 3:40 p.m. on Aug. 18, three people were moving a pump from one barrel to another when the incident occurred injurying co-owner Myung Kun Song, an employee and a visitor. Song is expected to come home sometime this week from Edmonton and the surgeries were successful for all, confirmed co-owner Heebo Jo on Monday. Jo explained the business is new to both co-owners who have taken ownership since July 10.
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