Firefighters are battling a 2 alarm fire downtown in a parking garage for a condo that is under construction.
Crews were called just before noon to the site near Yonge And Esplanade where building materials caught fire.
Southbound Yonge was closed between Front St and Lakeshore Blvd E and The Esplanade was closed E/B from Yonge St. Scott St was also closed between the Esplanade and Front St E. but all the roads have since reopened
Captain David Eckerman says the fire was quickly brought under control by firefighters but what started the fire is still unknown.
He says no one was injured in the fire and the burning material was originally thought to be asphalt but actually turned out to be styrofoam with a rubber overlay.
He expects roads in the area will reopen shortly.
FIRE: Yonge St + The Esplanade -Fire crews have put out the fire -Clean up almost complete -All roads now open ^dh
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