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All-night fire: A 150-year-old building - housing 18 people and four businesses on Picton's main street - was reduced to rubble yesterday. Sixty firefighters from at least seven communities in the Bay of Quinte area fought to stop the blaze from wiping out the town s downtown. All escaped safely; thanks to warnings from two policemen and a 17-year-old friend of a tenant. Open in full size

All-night fire: A 150-year-old building - housing 18 people and four businesses on Picton's main street - was reduced to rubble yesterday. Sixty firefighters from at least seven communities in the Bay of Quinte area fought to stop the blaze from wiping out the town s downtown. All escaped safely; thanks to warnings from two policemen and a 17-year-old friend of a tenant.

Picture, 1987, English

All-night fire: A 150-year-old building - housing 18 people and four businesses on Picton's main street - was reduced to rubble yesterday. Sixty firefighters from at least seven communities in the Bay of Quinte area fought to stop the blaze from wiping out the town s downtown. All escaped safely; thanks to warnings from two policemen and a 17-year-old friend of a tenant.

Picture, 1987, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Accidents - Fires - 1987

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0000444f