A single-alarm fire at an industrial building that produced heavy, black smoke this afternoon has been quelled on The Queensway.

One-alarm fire on The Queensway

The fire was drawing lots of attention from drivers. (Image courtesy of Trevor Thompson)

Firefighters were called to the Queensway Transfer and Processing Facility at 4:10 p.m.

The fire was out in within about 90 minutes of the firefighters arriving at the scene.

As a precaution, Toronto police were advising local residents, via Twitter, to shut their windows, if they live within 500 metres of the fire.