Explosion rocks downtown Hamilton apartment building

An explosion rattled downtown Hamilton this afternoon.

Seven units from the Hamilton Fire Department were called to Hunter Street at Caroline at around 4 p.m.

The explosion reportedly happened on the eighth floor of an apartment building. Pictures from the scene show several windows had been blown out.

Hamilton Police have not returned our calls but the Hamilton Fire Department said the cause of the explosion is under investigation.


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philostine says:

this would have been pretty scary