After an explosion seriously injured its founder, Sector67 is looking to regain its momentum as members of the Madison maker space move into a new East Side building.

Chris Meyer was injured Wednesday night in a small propane explosion at the nonprofit’s future location. Sector67 — an organization that provides work space and classes for metal- and woodworkers, programmers, hobbyists and others — is in the middle of renovating a warehouse at 56 Corry St. to become the maker space’s permanent home.

“Chris poured his life into the organization and this building process also, not only with the hours that he was putting in, but the knowledge, capability and relationships he brought in to make this project,” said Sector67 board member Scott Hasse.

On Sunday afternoon, Hasse joined about 10 volunteers to continue renovation work, which includes insulating the building, adding windows and making the space compatible with the community workshop’s programming. Read the full story here.

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