Man Killed in Boiler Explosion at Revere Home

Relative tell us the victim was a father of two

A man was killed when an oil boiler exploded early Wednesday morning in Revere, Massachusetts.

The explosion, which happened at 785 Revere Beach Parkway around 3:30 a.m., was the result of over-presurization, according to the Massachusetts Fire Marshal's Office.

While authorities have not revealed the man's identity, relatives said the victim was Reyes Bertrand, a father of two. His stepson was reportedly home at the time of the explosion.

A GoFundMe page has already been set up in an effort to help his family.

No one else was injured in the incident and investigators said the explosion looks like an accident at this point.

Police and fire were still on the scene at 8:30 a.m. investigating.

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