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5-alarm fire tears through Toronto bakery

Firefighters on scene of a 5-alarm fire on Bering Avenue in Etobicoke. Pascal Marchand

Toronto Fire Services say crews battled a fire that broke out at a bakery in Etobicoke late Tuesday.

Crews were called to a bakery on Bering Avenue, near Kipling Avenue and Bloor Street West, at about 9:47 p.m.

Fire officials said the fire likely started in an oven and spread through the roof.

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A spokesperson for Toronto Fire said there was a “tremendous amount of heat in the building.”

No injuries were reported.

The fire was under control after midnight but did reach five-alarm.

Firefighters remain at the scene Wednesday morning for the investigation. As of 6:30 a.m., all lanes in the area remain blocked, the city said.

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Firefighters on scene of a 5-alarm fire on Bering Avenue in Etobicoke. Pascal Marchand
Firefighters on scene of a 5-alarm fire on Bering Avenue in Etobicoke. Pascal Marchand

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