Hot July, hot pictures, again!
A couple days into August, but lets have a quick look back at some of our favourites from July.
RICHARD LAUTENS - Firefighter Angelo Gambrelis gets a cool down after exiting the house, still in his bunker suit, from an open valve on the side of a truck.A fire was thought to have started on an outdoor deck of a townhouse at 45 Sudbury st. in the King and Ossington area. The fire was fairly quickly under control but the firefighters had to contend with record high temperatures and were quick to try to cool down when they stripped out of their bunker suits. July 21, 2011
JIM WILKES - Alexander Palubjak, 5, gets relief from 30C+ temperatures at a splash pad at Mississauga's Lake Aquitaine Park. Kids and their parents beat the heat at pools and splash pads across the city. JULY 12, 2011.
TARA WALTON - Nita Worsley's image is reflected on a coffee table in her Scarborough home Tuesday July 19, 2011 where she lives with her husband Fred. Nita has been on the cornea transplant list for over a year, one of the main reasons for such a long wait is because there aren't enough operating rooms.
BERNARD WEIL - Folding of the flag The funeral for Constable Garrett Styles was held at Ray Twinney Complex, Newmarket. Styles, 32, died as a result of injuries following a traffic stop and being dragged by the vehicle. July 5, 2011.
RICHARD LAUTENS - Christine Russell, far right competes with her crew. Christine Russell is the widow of Toronto Police officer Ryan Russell who was killed by a snowplow while on duty last January. She is competing with the Toronto Police Crime Waves, the team that her husband was a member of. The team is selling hats with her husbands badge number to raise money for their son. They also have put Ryan's initials on their jerseys as well as his badge number. The International Canoe Federation Dragonboat Club Crew World Championships had crews from seven countries competing at Marilyn Bell park from July 21-24, 2011.
RICK MADONIK - Camilo Martinez, 4, looks back over his shoulder as the family heads to the Immigration office. The Martinez family is deported from Canada for Columbia after a failed attempt to seek asylum in Canada. About 60 friends and family, mostly of son Sebastian, 14, were on hand for the emotional farewell at T1 at Pearson International Airport. July 1, 2011.
RICK MADONIK - Alexandra Theodorou, 14, rubs her friend's back, Jessica Petzourov, 14, after their friend Sebestian Martinez went into the Immigration offices at Pearson International Airport. July 1, 2011.
RICHARD LAUTENS - Photo illustration for the country in the city series, a series of stories about activities typically done in the country but also in the city. Horseback riding is one of those activities. July 6, 2011.
STEVE RUSSELL - Mary Feeney and Her friend Paige Mohaupt react to Toronto FC's Demitrius Omphroy losing it all at the roulette table. Forced to miss her own prom in Kitchener because of her hospital stay, Mary Feeney, 17, attends a Sick Kids' "prom-inspired" event at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. July 14, 2011
VINCE TALOTTA - Cyndi Desjardins of Newmarket is relearning how to change , feed and hold her nine month-old son Liam and her six year old daughter Cienna after her hands and feet were amputated when doctors diagnosed she had flesh eating disease, with the help of her husband Marc, she is happy to be home but somewhat frightened on. July 27 2011.
RICHARD LAUTENS - Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Roy Halladay (34) throws in the 5th inning.The Toronto Blue Jays lost to their former ace 5-3 at the Rogers Centre in his game at the Rogers Centre since being traded. July 2, 2011. Remember what Doc looked like in Jays Uniform here!
RICHARD LAUTENS - Following a play at the plate in the 9th, Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Jon Rauch (60) explodes and goes after Home plate umpire Alfonso Marquez while being held back by Toronto Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia (9) and manager John Farrell. July 2, 2011.
DAVID COOPER - Curtis Granderson is safe at home when Jays Aaron Hill's throw sailed high to catcher J.P. Arencibia, scoring the Yankees 3rd run. The New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue jays 4-1. JULY 15, 2011.
STEVE RUSSELL - Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Rajai Davis slides under Seattle Mariners shortstop Brendan Ryan for a stolen base as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 6-5 in 14 innings. July 19, 2011.
RICK MADONIK - Jays new centre fielder Colby Rasmus (centre) celebrates the win with Travis Snider (left) and Eric Thames at conclusion of MLB action between Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles at Rogers Centre, July 28, 2011.
ANDREW FRANCIS WALLACE - Canadian team rugby player Brooke Hilditch, 31, of Mississauga, has refused to pay $2,700 in order to compete for Canada at the international Nations Cup in Oakville. JULY 28, 2011.
DAVID COOPER - The Blue Jays honored Roberto Alomar with a special Hall of Fame Day on Sunday afternoon at Rogers Centre as the Blue Jays take on the Texas Rangers. Robbie entered the field by walking down through the crowd from the 100 level.