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I was inside the this building on Friday working. I've got to know some of the people who work in the barber shop and live in the building where the fire started. One guy in particular helps me every 2 month, nice guy, I really hope he's okay.

 

https://www.cp24.com/news/one-dead-one-in-hospital-after-5-alarm-fire-at-bathurst-and-richmond-1.4320981

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I was inside the this building on Friday working. I've got to know some of the people who work in the barber shop and live in the building where the fire started. One guy in particular helps me every 2 month, nice guy, I really hope he's okay.

 

https://www.cp24.com/news/one-dead-one-in-hospital-after-5-alarm-fire-at-bathurst-and-richmond-1.4320981

It was our station amd my shift that was first in. Incredibly tough conditions, fire was through the whole building. We wouldn’t even have gone inside because of the high level of heat and fire except it was known there were likely occupants. The two guys from the squad at my hall pulled both victims out of the basement. Even for us, pretty dramatic rescue. Tough one.

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It was our station amd my shift that was first in. Incredibly tough conditions, fire was through the whole building. We wouldn’t even have gone inside because of the high level of heat and fire except it was known there were likely occupants. The two guys from the squad at my hall pulled both victims out of the basement. Even for us, pretty dramatic rescue. Tough one.

 

really sad situation all around. I hope none of the firefighters got hurt.

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really sad situation all around. I hope none of the firefighters got hurt.

it was sketchy for a bit. But risk a lot to save a lot. Worth it. Tragic. I feel for Corrado too. Guys been cutting hair there for like 50 years.
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it was sketchy for a bit. But risk a lot to save a lot. Worth it. Tragic. I feel for Corrado too. Guys been cutting hair there for like 50 years.

 

Corrado was a neighbourhood institution. He's been retired from cutting hair but you're right about him cutting hair for 50 years. He owns both the building with the barber shop in it and the one next to it where I think the fire started.

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I have a butcher client who runs a store on the Danforth. He came in 8th at the poker tournament

 

They are putting in bike lanes on the danforth. So he is closing up shop. He built his business from scratch for 4 years and is now walking away. Says the bike lanes will ruin business for him.

 

So it got me thinking. We use to go to a korean restaurant on Bloor. We don’t frequent it as much because there is no place to park

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Seems drastic. I’m going to go out on a limb and say he isn’t very profitable as things currently stand if he is willing to close his shop on the unproven presumption of future lost business.

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Profitability is there. They are just foreseeing the future. Acting now before it happens

 

Same thing for myself. Do we go to our favorite Korean restaurant in the west end. No because no parking on Bloor. I rather drive to Markham

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I don't think the bike lane will ruin his business that much, as long as there is some sort of parking near by. I actually like the bike lanes especially the elevated ones or the ones with barriers of some sort. There's enough cyclists in the city that all streets should now have a bike lane.

 

With that being said some faster cyclist still feel the need to be in the car lane even when there's a bike lane. This pisses me off for some reason, and it's very hard to piss me off.

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I think this person will get caught.

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