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Carport fire spreads to home in Scarborough

Last Updated Jan 11, 2019 at 3:17 pm EST

A fire that began in a carport quickly spread to the adjacent home on Danforth Road near Eglinton Avenue East in Toronto on Jan. 11, 2019. CITYNEWS/Sean Toussaint

No injuries were reported after a fire that began in a carport spread to a home in Scarborough.

Emergency crews were called to Danforth Road near Eglinton Avenue East just before 1 p.m. on Friday.

When they arrived, firefighters found skids and pallets burning and a nearby sofa on fire.

The blaze had also spread inside the home and to the roof.

It was knocked down shortly after fire crews arrived, but they remain on the scene to combat hot spots.

Investigators have been called in to determine what caused the blaze.

A fire that began in a carport quickly spread to a home on Danforth Road near Eglinton Avenue East in Toronto on Jan. 11, 2019. CITYNEWS/Sean Toussaint

 

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January 11, 2019 at 5:25 pm