Toronto Fire Services are battling a 4-alarm blaze on the Danforth near Chester and Arundel avenues.
Multiple emergency vehicles are currently on the scene, and Toronto Police has requested the public avoid the area.
Fire crews were called to the scene just after 6 am and had to evacuate the neighbouring buildings.
Toronto Fire said it has requested a TTC bus to provide shelter for anyone forced out.
“The fire is deep seated in the basement & given the historic construction & difficult weather, crews are fighting diligently to stop it from spreading,” reads a tweet from Toronto Fire.
4th Alarm Fire on Danforth. The fire is deep seated in the basement & given the historic construction & difficult weather, crews are fighting diligently to stop it from spreading. Firefighting operations will likely continue for several more hours. No injuries. pic.twitter.com/zFMoBaTpNq
— Toronto Fire Service (@Toronto_Fire) January 22, 2019
While no injuries have been reported, Toronto Fire says firefighting operations are expected to continue for several more hours.
Fire at Detroit Eatery this morning: thoughts go out to Chris and family! pic.twitter.com/kGzuGzDiPX
— Ben Rodgers (@Rodge156068) January 22, 2019
It looks like it may be the Detroit Eatery 🙁 hope everyone is okay. pic.twitter.com/ecuqeLPhoe
— Michel Vrana (@MichelVrana) January 22, 2019
— jandrosov (@jandrosov) January 22, 2019
Someone said it is The Detroit Eatery pic.twitter.com/SgnGqxJnSP
— Marc Perry (@mdperry) January 22, 2019