(photo credit - Bob Krawczyk)

TORONTO — The Peacock Hotel, a historic heritage hotel in Toronto’s Junction neighbourhood, was fully engulfed in flames on Thursday, according to the Toronto Star.

At approximately 3:30 a.m. on May 23, 65 firefighters and 15 vehicles were dispatched to the three-alarm blaze.

Toronto Fire District Chief Stephan Powell could not confirm if there were any people in the building at the time of the fire, but no deaths or injuries have been reported. This is the second fire to take place at the Peacock Hotel in less than a year.

The three-storey heritage hotel has a history that dates back to the 1830s.


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