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Storage facility at Woodbridge golf course burns, Fire Marshal investigates

No injuries reported in blaze at The Country Club
Feb. 17, 2021
John Cudmore

Vaughan Fire and Rescue Service crews are expected to remain on the scene well into the evening of Feb. 16 following a fire on the property of The Country Club in Woodbridge.

Crews were called to the scene at 300 Clarence Street, formerly known as the Toronto Board of Trade Country Club, to find "heavy fire" in a commercial storage facility at around 6:40 p.m., according to Acting Fire Chief Mike Doyle.

The fire was contained to the building in which it started. The building was destroyed.

"Crews arrived to a working structure fire with heavy fire showing," said Doyle in a text message. "They began a defensive fire attack and contained the fire to the building of origin.

"Crews will remain in the scene for some time to extinguish hot spots."

The building is used to store maintenance equipment at the 45-hole facility, said Doyle.

No injuries have been reported.

Traffic was impacted earlier in the area of Clarence and Meeting House Road, according to a YRP tweet at around 9 p.m.

York Regional Police are advising limited access to Clarence Street indefinitely.

The Ontario Fire Marshal has been called to investigate.