Firefighters control fire that sparked thick smoke over downtown Toronto – Toronto

Firefighters in Toronto battled a thick smoke that could be seen over much of the city’s skyline Saturday afternoon.

At about 2:50 p.m., the Toronto fire responded to a commercial industrial fire near Dundas Street and Palmerston Avenue near Toronto Western Hospital in the center of the city.

Toronto fire told Global News heavy black smoke billowed from the building when firefighters arrived.

In a tweet, Toronto police suggested two people may have run back into the building, but the fire service said no injuries had been reported so far.

At around 4 p.m., firefighters confirmed the fire was out and said crews would remain on the scene while smoke continued to billow from the building.

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