June 9, 2014 5:04 pm

Firefighters pull multiple people from smoke-filled apartment

ABOVE: Global News helicopters were on the scene as firefighters pulled people from a building on Westmount Avenue 

TORONTO – Firefighters pulled eight people out of a burning building Monday afternoon as their apartment filled with smoke.

The fire broke out on the second floor of the building on Westmount Avenue shortly after 4 p.m.

The smoke eventually filled the apartment above forcing firefighters to rescue eight people from the window of the third floor.

Seven of the eight people rescued were taken to hospital.

More to come.

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