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Toronto Eaton Centre shopping mall evacuated as a precaution due to smoke from fire

Toronto Fire Services says the Eaton Centre shopping mall is being evacuated as a precaution after a fire broke out.

Officials say on Twitter that crews extinguished the flames and need to clear smoke from the facility.

Earlier Tuesday officials said the fire broke out in the parking garage.

The fire caused the closure of Queen St. from Yonge St. to Bay St. and people were asked to avoid the area.

There was no word on any injuries or what caused the fire.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 20, 2022

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