Police confirm that fire at Yonge & Gould was arson


Toronto police have confirmed that the fire at Yonge and Gould on January 3 was the result of arson. "It has been deemed as arson. That's all we can disclose at this time," said Constable Wendy Drummond. Although no additional details have been released or a suspect identified, police continue to look into a person of interest caught on video surveillance the night of the fire. The building, which was once the home of the Empress Hotel, has since been demolished.

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