WATCH: Flames tear through balconies at Toronto apartment complex
Posted May 30, 2023 5:51 pm.
Last Updated May 30, 2023 6:02 pm.
A fierce fire that tore through apartment balconies at a highrise complex at Spadina Avenue and King Street West was captured on video obtained by CityNews on Tuesday.
Crews were called to the scene at around 2 p.m., and police quickly closed off roads in the area.
Video shows rapidly spreading flames enveloping apartment balconies on the 11th and 12th floors.
— Toronto Police Operations (@TPSOperations) May 30, 2023
Curious residents could be seen peering out from their balconies to watch as thick black smoke filled the air.
Toronto Fire crews were able to extinguish the fire, and no injuries have been reported.
All roads in the area have since reopened.
Toronto firefighters on scene at a fire on King St W. Crews have extinguished a 12th floor balcony fire. Crews are ventilating the unit and continuing operations on scene. No injury to report at this time. #Toronto #FireSafety ^bp pic.twitter.com/ZQ3RSvvGLa
— Toronto Fire Services (@Toronto_Fire) May 30, 2023