One injured after 3 suspicious fires sprout up in Kensington Market
TORONTO – An investigation is underway to determine the cause of three suspicious fires in Toronto’s Kensington Market area Tuesday morning.
One person was taken to hospital with minor injuries following a two-alarm fire at a two-story mixed-use building around 6 a.m on Kensington Avenue.
Toronto Fire say two tenants escaped unharmed and firefighters rescued one trapped person from the second floor.
Initial reports indicate the fire caused about $200,000 in damage.
Meanwhile, a second “rubbish” fire started near a door of a building on Baldwin Street around 6:30 a.m.
A few minutes later, Toronto Fire responded to yet another fire at a clothing bin near a building on Augusta Avenue.
The Office of the Fire Marshal has been notified to investigate all three cases.