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Worker rescued after being stuck in trench collapse at Toronto home

Emergency crews on scene following a trench collapse on Warlock Crescent in Toronto on July 11, 2022. Adam Dabrowski / Global News

Toronto Fire Services say a worker in his 30s has been rescued after he was stuck in a trench at a home in the city’s north end.

Officials said they performed a trench rescue at a detached single family home on Warlock Crescent, in the Finch and Bayview avenues area, at around 10:51 a.m. on Monday.

Fire officials said there were reports someone was trapped in a trench after it collapsed.

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A man in his 30s was rescued and then transported to a trauma centre in critical condition, paramedics said.

Paramedics also said a second person was treated at the scene but was not taken to hospital.

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It is unclear how the collapse happened.

Emergency crews on scene following a trench collapse on Warlock Crescent in Toronto on July 11, 2022. Adam Dabrowski / Global News

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