• May 05, 2017

Mark Martinez, Joey Irwin Killed; Erin Martinez Hurt in Accident in Firestone, CO

Firestone, CO -- An incident involving gas explosion claimed the lives of Mark Martinez and Joey Irwin and left Erin Martinez with injuries Monday, April 17, 2017.

The incident happened at a house in Firestone, CO.

It appears Mr. Martinez and Mr. Irwin were working on a water heater in the basement of the home when an explosion took place. The force of the blast destroyed the home, killing Mr Martinez and Mr. Irwin, and left Erin Martinez with bad burns.

While the incident remains under investigation, it is believed the cause of the explosion was a result of a severed, uncapped line. Officials say the two men killed in the blast were not responsible for the deadly explosion.

The investigation remains open.

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