North York apartment fire leaves man in life-threatening condition
Published Friday, October 18, 2019 6:58PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, October 19, 2019 12:15PM EDT
A man has sustained life-threatening injuries following a fire at an apartment building in North York Friday evening.
Toronto firefighters said they responded to reports of a residential fire around 5:50 p.m. near Fenside and Parkwoods Village drives.
When firefighters arrived on scene, they forced their entry into a unit inside the seven-story building. Once inside, firefighters discovered a man on the balcony and removed him from the unit.
After being assessed by paramedics, the man was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries, firefighters said.
According to Toronto Fire Chief Matthew Pegg the fire has been extinguished and residents can now return to their apartments.