Victims of Jasper County explosion identified

Victims of Jasper County explosion identified
Maurice Thomas (Source: Facebook)
Maurice Thomas (Source: Facebook)

JASPER CO., SC (WTOC) - Two men who were killed Monday night in a gas explosion in Jasper County have been identified.

The Jasper County Coroner said that Maurice Thomas, 21, and Harry Drayton, 61, both natives of Jasper County, were killed in the blast.

Authorities say Drayton and Thomas were inside of a building with two other men when it went up in flames. The fire caused two propane tanks to explode.

Authorities are still investigating.

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