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Investigation underway after reported explosion at Ajax, Ont. workplace

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WATCH ABOVE: Ontario’s Ministry of Labour has been called to investigate an explosion at an Ajax manufacturing company. – Feb 18, 2022

An investigation is underway after a reported explosion at a workplace in Ajax, Ont., on Friday.

Durham Regional Police said Friday afternoon that emergency crews were responding to a scene on Mackenzie Avenue.

Paramedics transported one person to a Toronto trauma centre, Durham health officials said.

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The Ministry of Labour said they were notified after a reported explosion at FixtureThis, which is a manufacturing company.

What caused the incident is unclear.

The ministry is investigating, along with the Office of the Fire Marshal.

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