Fire in Eaton Centre parking garage closes stretch of Queen Street, Toronto police investigating
Emergency services say fire is out, police advise motorists to expect delays, find other routes
Firefighters put out a "multi-vehicle" fire in the Eaton Centre parking garage in downtown Toronto Tuesday evening.
In a tweet, Toronto Fire Services say they cleared smoke from the facility and evacuated the mall as a precautionary measure.
Toronto Fire crews battling multi vehicle fire at Eaton Centre Parking garage. Police closing Yonge St. from Queen St. to Dundas St. Please avoid the area.—@Toronto_Fire
Queen Street was closed from Yonge Street to Bay Street. Emergency services asked the public to avoid the area.
Earlier reports had said a stretch of Yonge Street was closed. Police advised the public to expect delays and consider alternate routes.
WATCH: People look on as smoke billows out of the Toronto Eaton Centre:
There were no reports of injuries Tuesday evening.
Police said in a tweet that their investigation is ongoing.
FIRE:<br>Toronto Eaton Centre<br>- reports of a fire in the parkade<br>- police o/s<br>- <a href="https://twitter.com/Toronto_Fire?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Toronto_Fire</a> o/s - advised fire is out<br>- no reported injuries, mall was evacuated<br>- ongoing investigation<br>- road closures in the immediate area<br>- expect delays<br>- consider alternate routes<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/GO1834788?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#GO1834788</a><br>^al—@TPSOperations