The 200 Wellesley Fire from the firefighers’ perspective — mayday & crew lost

A friend of Spacing who is also a member of the Toronto Fire Services pointed us to these dispatch recordings of the 200 Wellesley fire. All of it is compelling, but the hair on the back of your neck will stand on end starting at the 10 minute mark when a firefighter calls out “Mayday, mayday … I’m running out of air.” Our contact says this was a very close call. Brave souls, all around.