Explosion victim dies

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One of the five people injured in an industrial explosion has died of his injuries.

Saturday afternoon, police, fire and EMS were called to Veolia ES Canada Industrial on Scott Road after a powerful explosion rocked the building.

A photo provided by the fire department shows the roof of the building caved in and windows were blown out by the blast.

At the time of the accident eight people were inside working. Five were injuried. One person was airlifted to hospital and died early this morning.

Four others are still in hospital in London.

The police, Ministry of Labour and the Fire Marshall’s Office is still investigating and Scott Road remains closed at this hour.