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Queensway fire now out

A single-alarm fire at an industrial building that produced heavy, black smoke this afternoon has been quelled on The Queensway.
A fire broke out at an industrial building on The Queensway on Monday afternoon. 1:26

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