Family continues searching for answers one year after deadly Soulard explosion

A boiler-plate explosion in Soulard was captured on surveillance camera at a nearby BP gas station. Credit: BP

News 4 has obtained surveillance footage of an explosion in Soulard that killed three and injured four others.

The footage, which was captured by a surveillance camera at a nearby BP gas station at 7th and Russell, shows the initial explosion at the Loy-Lange Box Company at 7:32 a.m. Monday.

Read: Fire Chief: 3 killed, 4 injured when boiler exploded in Soulard

Debris from Loy-Lange then shot up in air. The footage then shows that a giant piece of a boiler that launched into the air from the Loy-Lange building was airborne for 11 seconds before it crashed through the roof of the Faultless Healthcare Linen building.

Firefighters said one person from the Loy-Lange building and two from the Faultless Healthcare Linen Building were killed.

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