North York General Hospital

Truck catches fire in parking lot of North York General Hospital

Police and Toronto Fire crews were called to the scene at North York General Hospital early Thursday afternoon after a fire engulfed a truck in the hospital’s parking lot.

The fire broke out shortly after 3 p.m. Social media videos show thick, black smoke filling the air over Highway 401.



No injuries were reported, but the fire resulted in the temporary closure of the ramps at Highway 401 and Leslie. The fire was knocked down quickly by responding crews.



A cause for the fire is not yet clear, but hospital officials thanked the police and Toronto Fire for speedily resolving the issue.


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