A 35 year old man is dead after an explosion Thursday afternoon, north of Red Deer.
Blackfalds RCMP confirm an explosion, and are protecting the scene at the Burnt Lake Industrial Park.
A single tanker trailer exploded, destroying the tanker and causing minimal damage to surrounding buildings. No other injuries were reported.
Red Deer County fire and traffic members attended the scene to assist with diverting traffic and putting out the fire.
Occupational Health and Safety said the man was a worker who was checking to see if a tanker had been cleaned out. While he was checking it, it exploded. (eb, kb)
With files from Alyssa Julie