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Fire damages at least 4 homes in Little Portugal

NEWS STAFF | posted Thursday, Jul 6th, 2017

Toronto firefighters are still on the scene of a four-alarm blaze in Little Portugal.

The flames erupted at a home on Argyle Street, near Ossington Avenue and Dundas Street West, around 5 p.m. on Wednesday. Four houses were affected. Smoke could be seen from blocks away.

Firefighters were still in the area on Thursday morning, working to put out stubborn hotspots and ensuring no more fires flared up.

Officials said people in the area were treated for smoke inhalation, and one firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion.

The cause of the fire, and the cost of the damage, is still not known.



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