One person injured in fire at Syncrude site near Fort McMurray

Emergency crews are on scene at a facility north of Fort McMurray due to a fire on a Syncrude site – and Alberta Health Services said one person had been taken to hospital.

Reports started surfacing on social media before 2:30 p.m. – by 3:16 p.m., Syncrude confirmed there was a fire at the Mildred Lake Upgrader.

RCMP say officers and emergency crews were on the scene of an explosion at the site.

One person has been taken to hospital in Fort McMurray in serious but stable condition.

(with files from CTV News Edmonton)

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