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MOL investigating after construction site explosion in Scarborough

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by DCN News Services

SCARBOROUGH, ONT.—The Ministry of Labour (MOL) was called to the Morningside Avenue and Lawrence Avenue East area of Scarborough yesterday after an explosion at a construction site.
MOL investigating after construction site explosion in Scarborough

According to the MOL, a truck lifting a wire made contact with a powerline resulting in the explosion.

Toronto Hydro reported there were no injuries but power was knocked out around the area.

An MOL inspector attended the scene and issued one requirement to the constructor, Toronto Zenith, not to disturb the scene. The investigation is ongoing.

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