U.S. News & World Report, “Blasts from Transformer Fire Rock Toronto Financial District”

TORONTO (Reuters) – Explosions from a transformer fire rocked Toronto’s financial district for hours on Monday afternoon, prompting police to close off a section of the downtown area as heavy smoke billowed up from subway grates.

The blast shut down several blocks along King and Bay streets during evening rush hour but a Toronto police spokeswoman said there were no injuries reported, and police and fire trucks were on the scene.

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