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6-Alarm Fire at Queen & Bathurst

Firefighters continue to battle a massive six-alarm blaze that is razing shops and apartments in the Queen and Bathurst area this morning. Over 50 fire vehicles have joined the fight. Early reports suggest that at least eight stores have burned, one unit has collapsed, and more structure appears to be on the verge of coming down. No injuries have been reported so far. Street closures in the surrounding area are affecting transit in a significant way (and this is where the TTC's service disruption web page fails miserably by not reporting major surface route delays).

CityTV reports that National Sound, Suspect Video, and Duke's Cycle are amongst the shops affected.

UPDATE: Reader-submitted photos after the jump...
UPDATE: More photos submitted...

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Above three photos by Alex Russel.

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Above four photos by Johnny Mad.

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Above two photos by David Michael Lamb.

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Above photo by Anil K.

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Above photo by Complicity Theory.

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Above two photos sent to blogTO by an anonymous reader.

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Above two photos by tsaiware.

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Above two photos by David Pritchard.

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Above two photos by Rodrigo Bravo.

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Above three photos by Nick Dupuis

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Above two photos by wyliepoon

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