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Explosion hits Pickering water treatment plant

01/21/2014 10:50 EST | Updated 03/23/2014 05:59 EDT
Emergency crews are responding to an explosion at a waste water treatment plant in Pickering, Ont.

The explosion occurred after 10 a.m. Tuesday morning at the Duffin Creek Water Pollution Control Plant on MacKay Road, about 40 kilometres east of Toronto. 

Images from the scene show smoke in the sky above the plant.

Durham Regional Police said in a Twitter message that no one was hurt and that fire crews are on scene.

Squires Beach Road is closed to traffic as is McKay Road around the area of the explosion.

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