Vancouver Island University is confirming a young man was injured during an incident in the welding building last week.
Carrie Chassels, Vancouver Island University’s associate vice-president of student affairs says the 17 year old suffered serious burns when his clothing started on fire while he used welding equipment….
A friend, who has set up a GoFundMe page to help the family says it’s hoped the 17 year old will make a full recovery but it could take months.