One dead after fire breaks out inside a house in Toronto


A fire broke out inside a house in Toronto city in the early hours of Saturday morning, leaving one person dead.

The Toronto Police said the incident occurred in Scarborough Golf Club Road and Kingston Road around 3:39 a.m.

An individual was located with Vital Sign Absent after the fire fighters put the fire out, the Toronto Police said in a statement posted on social media.

The statement further added that the medics performed CPR but the victim succumbed to their injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene.

The Toronto Police also added that a number of firefighters also sustained injuries which are not considered serious.

The roads were closed in the area for investigation, the Toronto Police said, adding that the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office will investigate the incident.



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