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Arson investigation: A fire that severely damaged historic Playter's Hall lit up the early morning sky yesterday and drew a huge crowd to the Broadview-Danforth neighborhood. No one was injured; but smoke forced evacuation of 28 people who live nearby. It was the second fire since 1981. The Ontario Fire Marshal's office is investigating whether arson was the cause. Open in full size

Arson investigation: A fire that severely damaged historic Playter's Hall lit up the early morning sky yesterday and drew a huge crowd to the Broadview-Danforth neighborhood. No one was injured; but smoke forced evacuation of 28 people who live nearby. It was the second fire since 1981. The Ontario Fire Marshal's office is investigating whether arson was the cause.

Picture, 1987, English

Arson investigation: A fire that severely damaged historic Playter's Hall lit up the early morning sky yesterday and drew a huge crowd to the Broadview-Danforth neighborhood. No one was injured; but smoke forced evacuation of 28 people who live nearby. It was the second fire since 1981. The Ontario Fire Marshal's office is investigating whether arson was the cause.

Picture, 1987, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Accidents - Fires - Toronto 1987

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0000742f