4-alarm fire knocked down at vacant complex in North York

A photo of fire crews battling a large fire on Altamont Road in North York. Pascal Marchand

Toronto Fire say they have knocked down a large fire that erupted at a vacant multi-unit complex that was under construction in North York on Monday night.

Emergency crews were called to Altamont Road, near Yonge Street and Finch Avenue West, at around 8:50 p.m. for reports of a fire.

Fire officials say there were no injuries, and that the building was empty as it was under construction at the time of the fire.

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The blaze started as a two-alarm fire before reaching a four-alarm fire, officials said.

Fire officials said the fire was knocked down about an hour and a half later at 10:13 p.m.

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The cause of the fire is unknown, an investigations team has been notified.


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