Officials say a man in his 40s is dead and two others have life-threatening injuries after a three-alarm fire in downtown Toronto.
Emergency crews were called to an apartment building on Dundas and Sherbourne streets at around 1 a.m. Tuesday.
Toronto Fire Chief Jim Jessop told Global News there was significant damage on the third and fourth floors and that firefighters were met with “zero-visibility.”
“The third floor is completely uninhabitable right now,” Jessop said, adding that those residents have been evacuated and given temporary shelter.
Toronto police said three men were transported to hospital.
A man in his 40s died in hospital while a man in his 70s is in hospital in life-threatening condition, police said.
A third man also suffered life-threatening injuries, police said.
Jessop also said two firefighters were injured but are both expected to recover.
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