Part of Home Under Construction Collapses as Strong Winds Hammer Toronto

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Part of a house under construction in York has toppled over, most likely as a result of the strong winds.

Just after 2 pm, Toronto Fire Services tweeted they were on scene for the structural collapse of a house under construction. Toronto Fire said Toronto Building and the Ministry of Labour have also been notified. 

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The home is located on Homeview Avenue, just east of Jane Street, as first reported by City News.

Currently, Toronto is being hammered by strong winds gusting at speeds of up to 60 km/h, according to Environment Canada, which may be the likely cause of the structural collapse.

Toronto Fire said there have been no reported injuries.

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