Skip Navigation

Digital Archive Ontario

Current and historical content, curated by Toronto Public Library

Cat lover weeps. Fire caused $20;000 damage to Noreen Smeltzer's Soudan Ave. apartment yesterday; but she wasn't crying over that. Her pet cat Lacy perished in the blaze and when Fire Chief Ed Chatterdon broke the news to her; she burst into tears. The fire started in the unit's storage room and gutted the 6th-floor apartment. Open in full size

Cat lover weeps. Fire caused $20;000 damage to Noreen Smeltzer's Soudan Ave. apartment yesterday; but she wasn't crying over that. Her pet cat Lacy perished in the blaze and when Fire Chief Ed Chatterdon broke the news to her; she burst into tears. The fire started in the unit's storage room and gutted the 6th-floor apartment.

Picture, 1981, English

Cat lover weeps. Fire caused $20;000 damage to Noreen Smeltzer's Soudan Ave. apartment yesterday; but she wasn't crying over that. Her pet cat Lacy perished in the blaze and when Fire Chief Ed Chatterdon broke the news to her; she burst into tears. The fire started in the unit's storage room and gutted the 6th-floor apartment.

Picture, 1981, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Accidents - Fires - Toronto 1981

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0000684f