Event CategoryIncident
Event GroupTechnology
Event SubgroupHazardous Chemicals
Event TypeDerailment Release
PlaceToronto ON
Event Start DateSeptember 17, 1949
Event End DateSeptember 17, 1949
CommentsToronto ON, September 17, 1949. 118 dead; a blaze, believed to have been started in a closet, broke out on the Canada Steamship Lines ship "Noronic"; the ship was docked in Toronto Harbour at the time of the fire.
Fatalities118
Injured / Infected0
Evacuated0
Estimated Total CostUnknown
Federal DFAA PaymentsUnknown
Provincial DFAA PaymentsUnknown
Provincial Department PaymentsUnknown
Municipal CostsUnknown
OGD CostsUnknown
Insurance PaymentsUnknown
NGO PaymentsUnknown
Utility - People Affected0
Magnitude0.0