3-alarm fire destroys 2 homes under construction in Scarborough

Fire crews respond to a three-alarm fire at a home under construction on Southlawn Drive in Scarborough on July 3, 2018. John Hanley

Two homes under construction were destroyed following a three-alarm fire in Scarborough late Tuesday night.

Fire crews responded to a call around 10:30 p.m. at a residence on Southlawn Drive near Kennedy Road and Huntingwood Drive.

Firefighters arrived on scene and located three homes engulfed in flames.

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Authorities said the homes were unoccupied and no injuries were reported.

Toronto Fire officials said several homes in the area were evacuated as a precaution.

The fire was knocked down around 11:30 p.m. and was completely extinguished just before midnight.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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