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Fatal fire in Scarborough neighbourhood considered ‘suspicious’ by police – Toronto

One person is dead after an early morning fire at a Scarborough restaurant that Toronto police say is considered suspicious. The fire happened at Molon Lave Taverna, a restaurant on Kennedy Road near Lawrence Avenue E, just before 1:49 a.m. on Saturday. Toronto Fire, police and paramedics responded to the …

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Fatal fire at Toronto restaurant now a murder probe, police say – Toronto

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 23, 2024 9:43 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Toronto police launched a homicide investigation after a fire at an establishment in the city’s east killed one person. Officers responded to a call for an active fire on …

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Firefighters battle blaze at historic Toronto church known for Group of Seven murals

Fire crews battled a four-alarm blaze that destroyed a historic church in Toronto on Sunday morning which contained murals painted by three members of the Group of Seven. Dozens of firetrucks were dispatched to St. Anne’s Anglican Church on Gladstone Avenue near Dundas Street in the Little Portugal area at …

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Fire guts Scarborough commercial building, units above ‘impacted’ – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Multiple homes above a commercial unit in Scarborough, Ont., have been affected after a fire east of the city gutted a building on Friday evening. Toronto fire told Global News they were called to an address on Lawrence Avenue East, west of …

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Video shows blaze at Toronto highrise that sent man to hospital – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A video supplied to Global News shows a blaze at a Toronto highrise Wednesday morning that sent a man to a burn unit with serious injuries. Toronto Fire Services said they were called at 8:30 a.m. to a residential building in the …

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‘This is the heart of the community’: Massive structure fire destroys building on Toronto’s Ward Island – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Toronto fire crews battled an early morning blaze at the Ward’s Island Community Centre on Sunday. Emergency responders say calls reporting the fire came in around 2:20 a.m. By the time firetrucks arrived on scene, it was a fully involved structure fire. …

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1 rescued from balcony after downtown Toronto high-rise fire – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Toronto Fire Services says one person was rescued from a balcony after a fire broke out at a high-rise building downtown. Firefighters were called to Sherbourne Street, near Shuter Street, at around 5:30 p.m. Sunday for a fire on the 12th floor. …

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Etobicoke house fire displaces 7 people, Toronto fire says – Toronto

Seven people have been displaced after a house fire in Etobicoke on Tuesday afternoon, according to Toronto fire. Emergency crews responded to an active fire at a home located at 75 Silverstone Drive in the area of Kipling and Finch avenues at around 4:40 p.m. Toronto fire said when crews …

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Fire on Toronto subway train at Sheppard-Yonge station causes delays, burn injury – Toronto

Toronto police and fire units say a fire broke out on a northbound subway train car at the Sheppard-Yonge station Sunday afternoon. Emergency responders say they responded to reports of an e-bike on fire around 3 p.m. The bike was on the first car of a train heading northbound, police …

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Firefighters rescue man from 10th-floor unit in Toronto highrise fire – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Firefighters were called to a fire at a Toronto highrise Friday afternoon and rescued a man from a 10th-floor unit in the the building. Toronto Fire Services said emergency crews were called to 30 Thunder Grove at 1:13 p.m.,  in the McCowan …

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