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Crews to search Caledon home after fire; man missing

Last Updated Mar 7, 2016 at 6:54 am EST

Fire breaks out at home in Caledon. Photo via CityNews viewer B Pole.

Crews will be searching through the rubble of a Caledon home on Monday after a fire over the weekend left one man missing.

The fire began near The Gore Road and Mayfield Road around 6 a.m. on Sunday.

Three people occupied the house at the time of the fire.

Bethany Lee, spokesperson for the Town of Caledon, said two people escaped and one male is unaccounted for.

Heavy smoke could be seen kilometres away.

There is no word yet on the cause of the fire but officials say it started in the basement.

The Ontario Fire Marshal’s office has been notified.

Caledon fire can be seen in the early morning from a neighbouring house. Photo via CityNews viewer B Pole
A house fire in Caledon can be seen from a neighbouring home on March 6, 2016. Image credit: CityNews viewer B Pole.