A fire in the parking lot of North York General Hospital sent a cloud of thick black smoke into the air Thursday afternoon.
Toronto Fire Services said the flames were coming from a truck in the parking lot, and firefighters extinguished it fairly quickly.
No injuries were reported, but nearby residents captured photos of the intense column of smoke.
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The hospital reopened later in the afternoon, according to the Toronto Police Service. It said the fire may have been caused by a propane explosion.
Here’s what the fire looked like:
Thank you for your service, Here is a better video from my window, pic.twitter.com/pFZP6QFkpE
— خواهر بد عنق شیوا (@khaharebadonogh) September 17, 2020
Fire near North York General. pic.twitter.com/AEuviRBX9W
— Bob Georgiou (@ScenesFromACity) September 17, 2020
— Anca (@ancazgardau) September 17, 2020
Fire at North York General Hospital parking. Hope everyone is safe. pic.twitter.com/84EknTu8f3
— Vishal Garg (@gargvishaldeep) September 17, 2020