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Homes still suffer from burnout; Two months after a spectacular fire destroyed 111 houses at a Canada Homes construction site in Markham; there is little sign of rebuilding. City inspection and insurance company testing is going on to derermine whether each foundation is safe to build on or whether contruction to begin from scratch. Buyers affected by the fire still plan to move in; says builder Lorne Leibel. Open in full size

Homes still suffer from burnout; Two months after a spectacular fire destroyed 111 houses at a Canada Homes construction site in Markham; there is little sign of rebuilding. City inspection and insurance company testing is going on to derermine whether each foundation is safe to build on or whether contruction to begin from scratch. Buyers affected by the fire still plan to move in; says builder Lorne Leibel.

Picture, 1987, English

Homes still suffer from burnout; Two months after a spectacular fire destroyed 111 houses at a Canada Homes construction site in Markham; there is little sign of rebuilding. City inspection and insurance company testing is going on to derermine whether each foundation is safe to build on or whether contruction to begin from scratch. Buyers affected by the fire still plan to move in; says builder Lorne Leibel.

Picture, 1987, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Markham - Housing

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0106666f