Three days after a 63-year old woman was found deceased in emergency response to a violet explosion at a home in Green Acres, a 63-year old man transported to Winnipeg’s Health Sciences Centre following the same explosion has been upgraded from critical to stable condition the Brandon Sun is reporting today.
In Wednesday’s media release Brandon Police reported that the 63-year old woman had been found to be deceased upon emergency response to the scene of the explosion. The 63-year old man was transported via STARS air ambulance to Health Sciences Centre after walking out of the house with an attending firefighter according to the Sun story.
The property on Queens Avenue East has since had fencing established around its perimeter with security and Police observed monitoring the site on Thursday afternoon. At the same site the beginnings of a tribute could be seen in the form of flower bouquets placed in front of the property attached to the fence.
The home on Queens Avenue East on Tuesday evening
Emergency services personnel are said to have noticed the strong smell of natural gas in the air on arrival to the scene on Tuesday evening. The cause of the explosion remains under investigation.