One person dead following fire at Toronto park: police

One person is dead following a fire at a Toronto park, police say.

According to the service, police received the call shortly after 3:05 p.m. for reports that a person was on fire.

Toronto Fire confirmed with Global News that they were called to a site on Lawrence Avenue East near the Don Valley Parkway.

Both police and fire officials told Global News that the person was pronounced deceased.

The person’s age or gender was not released at the time.

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It is unclear how the fire started.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

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