Part of Bloor Street closed in Toronto amid reports of debris falling from construction site

A Toronto Police Service cruiser. File / Global News

Part of Bloor Street in Toronto is closed amid reports of debris falling from a construction site.

Toronto police said they received reports of the incident shortly after 2 p.m., in the area of Sherbourne Street and Bloor Street East.

Police said garbage, metal debris, wood and nails were falling from the top of a building in the area.

No injuries have been reported.

Read more: Wind warning issued for Toronto on Friday: Environment Canada

A representative from the construction company has since been called in to secure items.

The westbound lanes of Bloor Street East are closed in the area.

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Toronto, along with much of southern Ontario, remains under a special weather statement, with strong winds expected throughout the afternoon.

Environment Canada said gusts up to 80 km/h will continue before weakening in the evening.

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