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Six-alarm blaze leaves 1200 homeless

A Toronto firefighter observes an involved apartment fire from an adjacent balcony to advise of the progress of crews hitting the fire with water from the interior. Toronto Fire responded to an apartment fire at around 5 p.m. Friday. The blaze escalated to a sixth alarm after two maydays were called for missing firefighters due to thick smoke spreading through the hallways. The firefighters were rescued soon after. Toronto Fire Chief Bill Stewart said there were more than 120 firefighters on scene. Photo by John Riddell.


September 25, 2010
By John Riddell

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