August 26, 2014 1:00 pm
Updated: August 26, 2014 1:55 pm

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.

VIDEO: Aerial view of the Kensington Market fire.

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