02/01/2013 02:29 EST | Updated 04/03/2013 05:12 EDT

Fire damages 3 Brampton townhomes

Three townhouses in Brampton were heavily damaged Friday when a fire broke out on Beaconsfield Avenue at about 12:30 p.m.

The fire was brought under control about 1.5 hours later.

The two-storey detached homes are near Steeles Avenue West and Chinguacousy Road.

The residents of the homes were able to escape without any injuries.