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$400,000 blaze. About 36 Scarborough firemen fought an early morning fire that gutted St. Mark s United Church on Orton Park for four hours before bringing it under control. The records of the 17-year-old church were saved, and there were no injuries. Open in full size

$400,000 blaze. About 36 Scarborough firemen fought an early morning fire that gutted St. Mark s United Church on Orton Park for four hours before bringing it under control. The records of the 17-year-old church were saved, and there were no injuries.

Picture, 1979, English

$400,000 blaze. About 36 Scarborough firemen fought an early morning fire that gutted St. Mark s United Church on Orton Park for four hours before bringing it under control. The records of the 17-year-old church were saved, and there were no injuries.

Picture, 1979, English

Notes

Published in Toronto Star, 26 October 1979, page A3.
St. Mark's United Church, located on Orton Park Road, west side, north of Ladysbridge Drive. (43.770266, -79.207901)

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Accidents - Fires - 1978 - 1979

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0000397f