Emergency crews shut down an area of Burlington, one injured


Published April 4, 2024 at 2:04 pm

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UPDATE: Harvester Road has reopened. Police report one person was taken to hospital and is in serious condition. The Ministry of Labour is on scene and is investigating.

Emergency crews are on the scene of a Burlington industrial accident which has shut down an area of the city.

Police say Harvester Road between Walkers Line and Appleby Road is now closed for the investigation which is believed to be caused by a chemical leak.

One person has been taken to hospital.

Reports say paramedics, firefighters and police are all on the scene.

Police say reports of the accident first came in around noon today (April 4).

Investigators are trying to determine the cause of the accident and contain the sight. Workers at the unnamed sight have been told to leave the area.



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