Person found dead after fire at Toronto highrise building
Toronto police say a person has been found dead after a fire broke out in an apartment building in the city’s west end on Wednesday morning.
Emergency crews were called to a Toronto Community Housing highrise on Dunn Avenue, near Queen Street West and Lansdowne Avenue, at around 9:24 a.m. for reports of a fire.
Toronto Fire Service said there were no visible signs of a fire when firefighters first arrived, however they discovered a small fire within an apartment unit.
Police said a person was found deceased within the unit but it is unknown if it is a result of the fire. The victim’s identity is unknown.
Officials said the fire has been knocked down.
The Ontario fire marshal has been requested for the investigation.
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