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Posts Tagged ‘ Fire ’

Highrise Fire Sends Six To Hospital

Apr 17th, 2010 | By
Highrise Fire Sends Six To Hospital

YORK – Toronto Fire Services were called early Saturday morning to a highrise fire on South Station St. When they arrived, they found flames on the seventh floor and heavy smoke throughout the building. They are considering the incident suspicious and say that someone deliberately set a couch on fire in the hallway of the […]



Stolen Van Is Set Ablaze – Video

Apr 12th, 2010 | By
Stolen Van Is Set Ablaze – Video

SCARBOROUGH – A stolen van was found early Saturday morning fully engulfed in flames in a hydro field. Toronto Fire and Toronto Police responded to the call on Dewey Dr. in the Pharmacy Ave. and Ellesmere Rd. area at around 3am. When they arrived they found a minivan that appeared to have been deliberately set […]



61 Year Old Woman Dies In Fire

Mar 28th, 2010 | By
61 Year Old Woman Dies In Fire

EAST YORK – A woman is dead in yet another deadly fire in the city. Toronto Fire Services crews found the woman in a home on fire on Thyra Ave., in the Victoria Park Ave. and Danforth Rd. area. The blaze broke out just after 9:00pm. Thick black smoke was pouring from inside the house. […]



Fire In Etobicoke Claims One Life

Mar 28th, 2010 | By
Fire In Etobicoke Claims One Life

ETOBICOKE – One man is dead and one is fighting for his life in hospital after an early morning fire in Etobicoke. Toronto Fire Services and EMS responded to reports of a fire at around 5:00am this morning to find three residents trapped inside at home on 22nd St. between Lakeshore Blvd. and Birmingham St. […]



Industrial Fire On Lawrence And Caledonia

Mar 27th, 2010 | By
Industrial Fire On Lawrence And Caledonia

NORTH YORK – It took Toronto Fire Services only 30 minutes to knock down an industrial fire on Lawrence Ave. W. near Caledonia Rd. TFS was called to the blaze at around 2:30pm and found a storage area fully engulfed in flames. There were reports of one or two explosions, likely caused by some of […]



Fire Put Out Quickly

Mar 16th, 2010 | By
Fire Put Out Quickly

DOWNTOWN – A small kitchen fire was quickly put out by Toronto Fire Services on March 15th at 40 Gerrard Ave. The cause of the one alarm blaze was likely a pot on a stove. Some residents were evacuated while the building was cleared of smoke. One person did collapse during the ordeal and was […]



12-Year-Old Fire Victim Has Died From Her Injuries

Mar 8th, 2010 | By
12-Year-Old Fire Victim Has Died From Her Injuries

WESTON – The 12-year-old girl who had been rushed to Sick Kids Hospital following yesterday’s tragic fire on Kemp Square has succumbed to her injuries. Britney  had been found in the home along with her father, Ken Einboden, who had ran upstairs in an attempt to rescue his daughter. Her baby sister, Kendra, and a […]



Fire Rips Through Home In North York

Feb 20th, 2010 | By
Fire Rips Through Home In North York

NORTH YORK – A two-alarm blaze has destroyed a home and left an entire family devastated. The fire happened at 6 Versend Dr., in the York Mills Rd. and Victoria Park Ave. area. Toronto Fire Services were called to the address at around 1:00pm on Saturday. When they arrived they found flames shooting up through […]



Fire On St. George St. Destroys Apartment

Feb 4th, 2010 | By
Fire On St. George St. Destroys Apartment

ANNEX – Toronto Fire Services battled a 3-alarm blaze late last night at 191 St. George St. which at one point had flames as high as 40ft. The apartment on the first floor became engulfed in flames shortly before 12:00am. Police were later alerted to the fact that there may have been an explosion in […]



Apartment Fire On Graydon Hall Dr.

Jan 25th, 2010 | By
Apartment Fire On Graydon Hall Dr.

NORTH YORK – Toronto Fire Services responded to a two-alarm fire in an apartment on Graydon Hall Dr. this morning. A 911 call was received at around 9:30am that an apartment on the third floor was engulfed in flames. TFS responded quickly and the fire was extinguished within minutes, although the apartment was severely damaged […]



Fire Rips Through Multi-Million Dollar Home

Dec 16th, 2009 | By
Fire Rips Through Multi-Million Dollar Home

NORTH YORK – A fire ripped through a house on Lauderdale Dr. today leaving the structure in ruins. Toronto Fire Services personnel were dispatched to the scene just after 4pm to discover the blaze already consuming part of the rear of the home. Despite efforts to contain the flames from inside the home, fire crews […]



Toronto Fire Services New Recruits

Nov 12th, 2009 | By
Toronto Fire Services New Recruits

BEACHES – Toronto Fire Services held a graduation ceremony today for their 40 newest members. The event took place at the Toronto Fire & EMS, Training Centre on Eastern Ave. Amongst the dignitaries in attendance were Fire Chief William A. Stewart, Mayor David Miller, and Toronto Police Chief William Blair.



Four Alarm Fire Destroys The Chedington

Oct 30th, 2009 | By
Four Alarm Fire Destroys The Chedington

TORONTO – Fire crews today responded to a fire at 1 Chedington Place at approximately 4:00pm. They found heavy smoke and flames coming from within The Chedington, an old house now used as office space. Toronto Fire Services fought the blaze for several hours before putting it out. There were no reports of injuries. Photos […]



Apartment Blaze On Victoria Park Ave.

Apr 16th, 2009 | By
Apartment Blaze On Victoria Park Ave.

NORTH YORK – Fire crews from north and east command responded tonight to a 2-alarm fire on 1840 Victoria Park Ave. The blazed ripped through a 9th floor appartment, causing extensive damage. Evacuation of the building’s top floors was ordered as smoke was fairly heavy. Police officers from 33 and 41 Divisions were on hand […]



Gerrard St. Fire Causes Evacuation

Apr 16th, 2009 | By
Gerrard St. Fire Causes Evacuation

RIVERDALE – It took a 3rd alarm for firefighters to put out a blaze on Gerrard St. E. and DeGrassi St. The fire is believed to have started between the first and second floor of  a semi-detached residence. When fire crews arrived, they found the flames had infiltrated the walls and was spreading fairly quickly. […]



3-Alarm Blaze On Bloor St. W.

Apr 10th, 2009 | By
3-Alarm Blaze On Bloor St. W.

WEST TORONTO – Firefighters battled a blaze this afternoon at 804 Bloor St. W. They arrived to find a 3-storey building that includes an electronics store on the ground floor in flames, with heavy smoke billowing from the units. The fire appears to have started in the rear deck and quickly spread through the building […]



Fire Causes Mass Evacuation In Scarborough

Apr 8th, 2009 | By
Fire Causes Mass Evacuation In Scarborough

SCARBOROUGH – A working fire at 10 Gordonridge Pl. forced the evacuation of several residents from the 14th floor. The fire, which was broke out shortly before noon, was contained to one unit. Firefighters were quick to put out the blaze and there were no reports of injuries, although an EMS bus was called in […]



Quick Knockdown At Don Mills Fire

Mar 26th, 2009 | By
Quick Knockdown At Don Mills Fire

DON MILLS – Firefighters check for extension after extinguishing a working fire on the second floor of 80 Dallimore Circle in the Don Mills Rd. and Wynford Dr. area. There were no injuries reported.



4 Year Old and His Mother Perish in Fire

Mar 25th, 2009 | By
4 Year Old and His Mother Perish in Fire

WESTON – 22 year old Schanelle Brown and her 4-year-old son, Jasha, have died in a tragic incident that saw their apartment on Weston Rd. on fire. Two others remain in critical condition after being taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation. It’s a tragedy that has left many scratching their heads, including Toronto Fire […]



Suspicious Fire on Elm St. Sends One to Hospital

Mar 24th, 2009 | By
Suspicious Fire on Elm St. Sends One to Hospital

Toronto Fire crews responded to a fire last evening at around 11:20pm to find a unit in an apartment building in flames. The fire is believed to have had several points of origin in a fifth floor apartment at 25 Elm St. in the Yonge St. and Dundas Ave. area. The two-alarm blaze was knocked […]



Vacant Townhouse on Fire in Scarborough

Mar 24th, 2009 | By
Vacant Townhouse on Fire in Scarborough

Pumper 244 arrived at this Toronto Housing complex on Glendower Circle, in the Birchmount Rd. and Finch Ave. area, to find smoke coming from the second floor of a vacant townhouse. Neighbouring townhouses were evacuated, and the fire was knocked down without any injuries. TFS apparatus (2 alarm – 244 Area): R241, P244, P113, A244, […]



Multiple Alarm Blaze on Homedale Dr.

Mar 22nd, 2009 | By
Multiple Alarm Blaze on Homedale Dr.

Toronto Fire Services crews are currently battling a 2-alarm blaze on Homedale Dr. in the Brimley Rd. and McNicoll Ave. area of Scarborough. The blaze apparently started in the kitchen of the unit and has spread to the second floor and possibly the attic. There is word also that it may have spread to an […]



Apartment on Fire Causes Evacuation

Mar 11th, 2009 | By
Apartment on Fire Causes Evacuation

Residents were evacuated and sheltered in TTC buses while Toronto Firefighters battled a blaze in an apartment building near Lawrence Ave. E. and Mossbank Dr. TFS was dispatched to the scene at 10:55pm this evening. No injuries have been reported and fire crews are working to clear the smoke from the building. TFS apparatus (2 […]



Kingston Rd. Fire – 2 alarm

Feb 28th, 2009 | By
Kingston Rd. Fire – 2 alarm

One man was taken to hospital after attempting to put out a fire in his apartment at 1463 Kingston Rd. on Saturday morning. A mattress on fire is suspected to be the starter of the blaze that caused about $50,000 in damage, although the exact cause is still under investigation. The entire bedroom had to […]



Empress Ave. – 2 Alarm Fire

Feb 27th, 2009 | By
Empress Ave. – 2 Alarm Fire

It took firefighters over an hour to control a fire at Empress Ave. today, in the Sheppard Ave. and Bayview Ave. area. The owners had gone out when the fire started in the garage in the late morning. When they arrived back at their home, they found it engulfed in smoke. Three dogs were rescued […]