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A highway loops around the southeast end of Mildred Lake at a Syncrude facility as seen from a helicopter tour of the oil sands near Fort McMurray, Alta., on July 10, 2012. Ryan Bartlett, of the Alberta Energy Regulator, says an explosion early morning on Saturday, August 29, 2015 has interrupted operations at the Syncrude Mildred Lake site. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

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A highway loops around the southeast end of Mildred Lake at a Syncrude facility as seen from a helicopter tour of the oil sands near Fort McMurray, Alta., on July 10, 2012. Ryan Bartlett, of the Alberta Energy Regulator, says an explosion early morning on Saturday, August 29, 2015 has interrupted operations at the Syncrude Mildred Lake site. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Explosion interrupts work at oilsands site, but all workers are safe

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - An explosion at a Syncrude oilsands processing site near Fort McMurray has interrupted operations at the facility.

Ryan Bartlett with the Alberta Energy Regulator says the blast happened early Saturday morning at Syncrude's Mildred Lake site.

Bartlett says in an email that the company reports that all workers ...

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