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Hotel burns. Children playing with matches are blamed for a $100;000 fire which gutted the top floor of the Duke of Connaught Hotel; on Queen St. W.; yesterday. Firefighters were hampered by the hotel s false ceilings and small rooms. Five firefighters were injured in the blaze; none of them seriously. Open in full size

Hotel burns. Children playing with matches are blamed for a $100;000 fire which gutted the top floor of the Duke of Connaught Hotel; on Queen St. W.; yesterday. Firefighters were hampered by the hotel s false ceilings and small rooms. Five firefighters were injured in the blaze; none of them seriously.

Picture, 1979, English

Hotel burns. Children playing with matches are blamed for a $100;000 fire which gutted the top floor of the Duke of Connaught Hotel; on Queen St. W.; yesterday. Firefighters were hampered by the hotel s false ceilings and small rooms. Five firefighters were injured in the blaze; none of them seriously.

Picture, 1979, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Accidents - Fires - Toronto 1978 - 1979

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0000667f