Truck fire injures four at Pickering waste facility


Published April 30, 2024 at 4:27 pm

House fire in Mississauga March 6 2024.

Four workers were injured after a truck exploded at a Pickering waste facility.

Durham Police confirmed they got a call about an explosion at the GFL Environmental Inc. at 1070 Toy Ave shortly after 2:30 p.m. on April 30. The facility sits near Highway 401 and Brock Road.

Four men were injured in the blaze, three of whom were taken to a local hospital for treatment of minor burns. The Ministry of Labour has been informed for a possible investigation.

The cause of the fire remains unknown.


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