Exploding propane tanks likely to blame for fire in Etobicoke (VIDEO)

Jun 21 2022, 10:03 pm

An explosion and fire in Etobicoke that prompted a number of evacuations and a massive response from Toronto Fire and Toronto Police Services is now considered under control.

In a tweet, TPS says crews were dealing with an “active fire/explosion scene” on Tuesday evening, while Mayor John Tory says in a tweet that it involved “a large number of propane and compressed gas cylinders.”

This is happening near Racine Road and Brydon Drive and a number of businesses in the area have been evacuated by emergency services.

There are also a number of road closures in the area and TTC buses were brought on scene for shelter.

There are no reports of injuries and Toronto’s Mayor has also taken to social media to thank first responders.

People also took to Twitter to share photos of the incident.

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