Woman rushed to hospital after fire breaks out at Brampton home
Crews respond to a fire at a home on Mount Fuji Crescent in Brampton Monday May 15, 2017. (@BramptonFireES /Twitter)
Rachael D'Amore, CTV Toronto
Published Monday, May 15, 2017 11:59AM EDT
Last Updated Monday, May 15, 2017 3:07PM EDT
A woman pulled from a Brampton house fire without vital signs has been revived, Peel paramedics say.
The fire broke out shortly after 11 a.m. at a semi-detached home on Mount Fuji Crescent near Mountainberry Road and quickly escalated to a two-alarm fire.
In a photo tweeted by Brampton Fire Services, heavy smoke can be seen billowing from the semi-detached home.
The woman, believed to be in her late 20s to early 30s, was rescued from the basement of the home by firefighters and resuscitated by paramedics before being transported to hospital.
Her current condition is unclear.
One other person was injured as a result of the fire but their condition is unknown.
Paramedics said both victims likely sustained injuries due to smoke inhalation or carbon monoxide poisoning.
Platoon Chief Ed Davis told reporters crews are working on hot spots in the home, but that that the origin is still undetermined.
“We believe it may be from the basement but the fire has gone through the entire home,” he said.
“We did have crews into the home next door initially, but we feel we have contained it from the next address.”
Davis said firefighters were the first to administer first-aid to the victim.
One firefighter suffered a minor knee injury while tending to the fire and was taken to hospital as a precaution.
The Office of the Fire Marshall has been notified and will attend the scene.
Mount Fuji Crescent has been closed in both directions until further notice.