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Fire in downtown Toronto high rise, one in life-threatening condition

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A man is in life-threatening condition following a fire that happened inside a downtown Toronto highrise Sunday evening.

According to police, the fire happened in the Sherbourne Street and Shuter Street area at 5:41 p.m. Toronto Fire says that the 12 floor unit was fully involved on arrival, and one person was sheltering on the balcony at the time.  

Police say that a man has been taken to hospital and is in life-threatening condition.

The fire has since been extinguished.

Police say to expect delays in the area. 

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