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Electrical fire breaks out in CN Tower’s antenna

NEWS STAFF | posted Wednesday, Aug 16th, 2017

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A fire broke out in the antenna area of the CN Tower in Toronto on Aug. 16, 2017. CITYNEWS
Toronto firefighters are on the scene after an electrical fire broke out at the top of the CN Tower early Wednesday morning.

Crews received a call for a fire at the antenna level just after 4:15 a.m.

There was burning inside the conduits, which caused a tar-like substance to drip onto the observation deck.

The fire is now out, and the antenna has been de-energized.

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