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Around 30 unoccupied homes caught fire in a Vaughan townhouse complex. No injuries were reported, said Vaughan deputy fire chief Grant Moffatt.


Fire crews successfully put out a fire that broke out on Sunday in Vaughan at the construction site of a townhouse complex.

Firefighters received a report of a fire in the area of ​​Rutherford Road and Highway 27 shortly after 4 a.m.

Vaughan Deputy Fire Chief Grant Moffatt said crews continued to battle the fire at the complex of homes under construction as of 9:30 a.m.

However, Mr. Moffatt declared that the fire had been “under control” since 1 p.m.

Around thirty homes unoccupied rooms caught fire, he said. No injuries were reported. Propane cylinders exploded at the scene, he added. He also explained that a total of nine fire engines, two ladder trucks and four chief officers responded to the scene. One of the two ladder trucks – a fire engine with a telescopic ladder – was damaged beyond repair, he said, adding that it will cost about $1.2 million to replace.

The Office of the Fire Marshal has been notified.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116