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Smoke billows into the sky above Roseland Public School in the borough of York today as fire gutted the 50-year-old building; displacing more than 600 pupils. The school; located on Jane St. near Lambton Ave.; was empty when the fire started. One fireman was overcome by the dense black smoke; which was visible for miles; and required hospital treatment. Cause of the fire was not explained. Open in full size

Smoke billows into the sky above Roseland Public School in the borough of York today as fire gutted the 50-year-old building; displacing more than 600 pupils. The school; located on Jane St. near Lambton Ave.; was empty when the fire started. One fireman was overcome by the dense black smoke; which was visible for miles; and required hospital treatment. Cause of the fire was not explained.

Picture, 1970, English

Smoke billows into the sky above Roseland Public School in the borough of York today as fire gutted the 50-year-old building; displacing more than 600 pupils. The school; located on Jane St. near Lambton Ave.; was empty when the fire started. One fireman was overcome by the dense black smoke; which was visible for miles; and required hospital treatment. Cause of the fire was not explained.

Picture, 1970, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Accidents - Fires - 1970

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0000365f