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GALLERY: Photos reveal extent of Algoma Steel pipe collapse

Collapse occurred early Saturday morning at the company's coke-making plant, resulting in abnormal air emissions and discharge of effluent into the St. Marys River

Algoma Steel revealed over the weekend that a major pipe collapse at its coke-making plant resulted in abnormal air emissions and discharge of effluent into the St. Marys River.

No injuries were reported in the incident, which occurred early Saturday morning.

As SooToday reported yesterday, the company's full leadership team was at the mill site on the weekend "assessing and mitigating" the damage at the coke-making facility.

"It's an all-hands-on-deck approach," Laura Devoni, director of corporate affairs and sustainability, told SooToday. "Our leadership team has been here over the weekend and the necessary people out in the field have been here working on the issues."

You can read Algoma Steel's full press release HERE.

Mayor Matthew Shoemaker issued his own statement on Saturday. "Protecting our environment and natural resources is paramount and I will remain in close contact with Algoma Steel moving forward," he said.

The photos above, obtained by SooToday, reveal the extent of the damage.

Anyone with information about the collapse can contact [email protected].

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