A house under construction collapsed onto the home next-door in Toronto’s west end on Thursday, according to the city’s fire department.
Toronto Fire Services responded to the “structural collapse” around 2:20 pm, which was determined to involve a house that was under construction.
They said that there were no reported injuries, and that Toronto Building and the Ministry of Labour were notified.
TFS is on scene of a structural collapse; house under construction. There are no report of injuries, Toronto Building and the MOL notified pic.twitter.com/XCINEXvCHi
— Toronto Fire Service (@Toronto_Fire) February 27, 2020
Toronto police said that the incident occurred near Jane Street and Homeview Avenue, and the collapse may have been a result of yesterday’s strong winds.
Roads were closed in the area around 3 pm, and were reopened around 9:40 pm.
Jane St & Homeview Ave
– reports of a home under construction on Homeview Ave
– reports that home maybe collapsing due to strong winds
– officers o/s
– @Toronto_Fire o/s – advised no injuries
– ROAD CLOSURE: Homeview Ave between Florence Cres to Jane St #GO412958
— Toronto Police Operations (@TPSOperations) February 27, 2020