Man dies in hospital after being pulled from house fire in North York
A man has died in hospital after being pulled from a fire that ripped through a home in North York early Saturday morning.
Shortly before 7:30 a.m., Toronto fire responded to a blaze at a house at 14 Calais Avenue, near Lexfield Avenue and Richard Clark Drive.
The fire appears to have started in the basement.
“They arrived to discover what we call a working fire. So the presence of smoke and flames. First priority, always, for the crews is to get in and conduct search and rescue,” Fire Chief Matthew Pegg told CP24 at the scene.
During their search, crews located a man in the basement who was subsequently removed from the home.
The man, who is 61 years old, was rushed to hospital in life-threatening condition but …
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