A man is dead following an explosion on a residential construction site that left him trapped him in the residence.
According to the Toronto Police Service, emergency services responded to reports of an explosion in a house under construction on Sunday morning.
Police were told a male was trapped inside the site, located near Jones and Boultbee Avenue, as neighbours attempted to free him.
- See also:
Jones Ave + Boultbee Ave
– road closures are still in effect
– reports male has succumbed to his injuries
– ministry of labour in investigating#GO1339953
— Toronto Police Operations (@TPSOperations) July 19, 2020
While police, fire, and medics were reportedly on scene, the man succumbed to his injuries.
The Ministry of Labour is now said to be investigating the incident.