Hurricane Hazel - 50 years later October 1954 Hurricane Hazel

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October 16, 2004. Unveiling of a provincial plaque commemorating the 50th anniversary of Hurricane Hazel. From left to right: William Stewart, fire chief, City of Toronto; Bryan Mitchell, volunteer and paid duty fire fighter on duty the night of Hurricane Hazel; Madeleine McDowell, Humber Heritage Committee; David Miller, Mayor City of Toronto; Dick O'Brien, chair of Toronto and Region Conservation; and The Honourable Jean Augustine, MP Etobicoke-Lakeshore.

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

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