(Source: The Toronto Star)

A high-end Mississauga townhome development burst into flames last night, destroying at least 55 unoccupied homes and leaving a spectacular scene of rubble.

Another fire at the same location in February caused $1 million in losses and damaged six units.

This morning, the devastating remnants of the townhomes resembled Roman ruins – some front facades still standing and piles of brick and blackened beams still smouldering.

Park View Trail construction manager for Dunpar Homes Julien Diciano said the units were worth between $480,000 and $640,000 and owners were scheduled to move in in a few months.

Read Nicole Baute’s full article “Mississauga homes destroyed” in the Toronto Star (June 30, 2009).

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