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One person dead, hundreds displaced following highrise blaze

November 18, 2019
By The Toronto Star

Nov. 18, 2019, North York, Ont. – A person is dead after a five-alarm fire ravaged a highrise in North York on Friday evening, forcing hundreds out of the building. Flames and smoke seeped out of the 15-storey building, home to around 700 residents, for hours as roughly 100 firefighters took turns attempting to tame the blaze. Nearly two dozen fire trucks were at the scene. The Toronto Star reports. | READ MORE