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Glass falls from another downtown highrise

Post Time:Aug 03,2011Classify:Industry NewsView:112

Another street in Toronto has been shut down after yet another piece of glass fell from a downtown highrise building Tuesday night, Aug. 2.

A large chunk of glass from the Festival Tower crashed on John St around 7:40 p.m., leaving the road closed as police and city building inspectors investigate, according to an Aug. 3 Toronto Star report.

It was the second incident of falling glass in two days. On Monday, at least two separate glass lites exploded on the upper balconies of a condominium near Bay and College Sts. and shards fell to the street below, according tothe report.

Click here to read analysis from CBC News Canada as to what could be causing the glass to shatter in such a spontaneous and spectacular way.


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