4-alarm fire tears through 1940s-era warehouse buildings

Fire progressed rapidly through the interconnected buildings


CBC News

HAMILTON, Canada — A massive fire tore through a series of decades-old buildings in an industrial complex in the Hamilton-area community of Dundas, where dozens of firefighters were at the scene late Tuesday and into this morning.

CBC videographer Tony Smyth says more than 80 firefighters — about the number who work the entire city in any one-day shift — were at the scene at the height of the four-alarm fire.

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