Toronto's downtown ablaze!!


dancing-loon
#1
A section of Toronto's downtown core is ablaze as firefighters struggle to get a six-alarm fire on Queen Street under control.
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At one point, about 56 fire trucks and 150 firefighters were on the scene battling the fire as it burned out of control. At least eight storefronts have been destroyed.

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Freezing conditions and slippery streets made it a challenge for crews to fight the fire as water froze to ice as soon as it hit the ground and the building.

Luckily, nobody got injured!
But what a mess! Buildings were completely flattened! Businesses gone!!

Full story here.... http://tinyurl.com/2txz82
 
Unforgiven
#2
Just a couple of blocks north of my son's place. Glad it's out now. On hell of a blaze from what I've read. I've honestly never heard of a 6 alarm fire before.
 
RomSpaceKnight
#3
Dukes a bicycle shop in business at that location for 95 years was one of those burnt down. Rumour has it a grow-op was the cause of the blaze.
 
Just the Facts
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"It looks like 623, 625 and 627 Queen St. have collapsed," said Ratushniak in a morning telephone interview from the scene. "They have been completely flattened. There are no longer any buildings there."

Must have been thermite!!



Sorry, I know I shouldn't joke about tragedy, but I couldn't resist that one.
 

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