Toronto fire received a call about the fire at 9:20 a.m., and by noon it was escalated to a six-alarm fire.
A thick cloud of grey smoke is wafting above the intersection of St. Clair Avenue at Yonge Street due to what Toronto Fire Services calls a 5 Alarm fire at 25 St. Clair Ave. W. That is the second highest level of emergency the department can possibly face. Fire officials have evacuated nearby buildings as a precaution. The fear is the building may collapse.
An elderly couple had a fire start in the kitchen. Local fire safety businessman extinguished the neighbour’s blaze.
Areas of High Park will be lit on fire this spring to help sustain the forests over the long term.
A massive house fire in Brampton Wednesday night has damaged a total of three properties.
A fire broke out in a building on Gamble Avenue near Donlands Road this morning.
Firefighters were called to the are of Danforth and Coxwell avenues just after 3 a.m. Wednesday morning in response to six reports of fire in the area.
A series of overnight fires in East York has residents in the community resting not so peacefully tonight.