York Region Police say some residents are being evacuated in Thornhill after a massive fire destroyed one home.
The fire broke at around 6:30 p.m. Sunday on Thornridge Drive near Yonge and Centre.
Officials say the home was under construction, and the blaze has spread to at least one other property in the area.
YRPDutyOffice Neighboring residences being evacuated, fire not yet under control, rf220
— York Regional Police (@YRP) July 12, 2015
Police say the evacuation was just a precaution, as crews were working to extinguish the blaze.
No injuries are being reported, but officials with Vaughan Fire say the damage is estimated at $1.2-1.5 million, according to reporter Nick Westoll.
Fire Chief Bentley tells me this three-alarm fire on Thornridge Dr. was so strong it melted fascia across the street. pic.twitter.com/kik2sWMfkR
— Nick Westoll (@NWestoll) July 13, 2015
— Jeremy Cohn (@JeremyGlobalTV) July 12, 2015