LH2831 Burns Shoes - Car Collision - First Responders
- Media Type
- Item Type
- First responders at the car collision in front of Burns Shoes during fire just south of intersection.
- A fire broke out on the evening of Tuesday, 10 Jan 1961, on Simcoe Street, South of King.. More than 120 firefighters and 11 trucks from Oshawa, Whitby, Pickering, Brooklin, and Bowmanville were called in to fight the blaze, considered the worst fire in Oshawa's history (at the time). The fire appears to have started above the Fashion Village shop and spread quickly. It lasted 15 hours and the damages were estimated at $500,000.
- Date of Original
- 10 Jan 1961
- Date Of Event
- 10 Jan 1961
- Corporate Name(s)
- Burns Shoes
- Local identifier
- Geographic Coverage
Latitude: 43.90012 Longitude: -78.84957
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- Location of Original
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