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Man seriously hurt in downtown Toronto electrocution: police

An electrician was rushed to hospital with burns on his face and body after an explosion near Bay and Adelaide streets, police say.

Incident was near Bay and Adelaide streets on Sunday morning

The industrial accident was at 320 Bay St. in Toronto's financial district. (James Morrison-Collalto/CBC)

An electrician was seriously injured after getting electrocuted and burned in Toronto's financial district Sunday morning, police say.

Police got a call at 7:56 a.m. Sunday for an industrial accident explosion at 320 Bay St, by Adelaide St. W.

The man was rushed to hospital with burns on his face and torso, said Const. Edward Parks, who called the injuries "pretty serious.

Nobody else was hurt, Parks said.

The injured man is in his 30s, Toronto police say. (James Morrison-Collalto/CBC)

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