Firefighters battle 2-alarm industrial blaze in Scarborough
Published Thursday, September 3, 2020 2:53PM EDT
Last Updated Thursday, September 3, 2020 6:20PM EDT
Crews responded to a large, two-alarm industrial fire in Scarborough.
The fire broke out shortly before 2 p.m. on Passmore Avenue near Middlefield Road. Images from Chopper 24 showed flames and thick, black smoke coming from the rooftop of a building described as a processing facility.
Viewer images sent to CP24 showed thick smoke from several kilometres around.
Toronto Fire Services told CP24 that they were dealing with a “very fluid situation“ at the scene.
The fire started on the roof and prompted the evacuation of the building, Toronto Fire said.
No injuries have been reported.
There were some road closures in effect as crews battled the flames.