The counterweight, a part of the crane meant to stop it from tipping, was situated on prime of the 8 The Esplanade residential constructing after it fell roughly 20 toes, Toronto Fire District Chief Stephan Powell instructed CNN.
Authorities have been alerted to the incident on the intersection of The Esplanade and Yonge Street simply after 2 p.m., he added.
The prime six flooring of the condominium are mechanical rooms used for constructing upkeep, so no residential models have been broken, in keeping with Powell.
City structural engineers have been on web site assessing the harm brought on by the crane, Powell mentioned, including that no accidents have been reported.
CNN has reached out to Del Property Management, which owns 8 The Esplanade, for remark.