Firefighters extinguish large fire at north Scarborough plaza

The fire happened at a Passmore Avenue commercial property just before 2 p.m. on Thursday. Twitter / Paulina Wai

Toronto firefighters have extinguished a large two-alarm fire that occurred at a north Scarborough plaza Thursday afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to the property on Passmore Avenue by Middlefield Road, near McCowan Road and Steeles Avenue East, just before 2 p.m.

Thick black smoke billowed into the sky and it could be seen from kilometres away.

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More than an hour after the blaze started, firefighters were able to contain it.

It’s unclear where and how the fire started.

There were no reports of any injuries.

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