Hurricane Hazel - 50 years later October 1954 Hurricane Hazel

Rescue Efforts / Devastation / Before and After / The Commemoration

Emergency personnel and civilians converged along the Humber when the call went out that people were drowning. Many rescuers waded through the darkness guided only by handheld flashlights and the cries of the flood's victims.


Photography from the archives of Toronto and Region Conservation unless otherwise noted.

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