Saturday, October 14, 2017
Dedicating Moises Locón Way and Nicholas Figueroa Way on 2nd Avenue at 7th Street
City officials this morning unveiled the new street blades that co-name the northwest corner of Second Avenue and Seventh Street after Moises Locón, 27, and Nicholas Figueroa, 23, who died in the gas explosion here on March 26, 2015.
Ana and Nixon, parents of Nicholas Figueroa, and Alfredo Locón, brother of Moises Locón, were at the dedication as well as several local elected officials and first responders at the time of the explosion.
Officials say that illegal gas tampering caused the explosion.
Photos by Steven
Previously on EV Grieve:
RIP Nicholas Figueroa
RIP Moises Ismael Locón Yac
A proposal to co-name part of 2nd Avenue and 7th Street after the victims of the 2015 gas explosion
Street co-naming ceremony Saturday for the 2 victims of the 2nd Avenue gas explosion