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1 person rescued from commercial building fire in Etobicoke

Firefighters respond to a fire in Etobicoke on Jan. 26, 2017. Global News

Toronto Fire Services said one person was rescued from a commercial building fire in Etobicoke early Thursday morning.

Officials said emergency crews arrived on scene around 6 a.m. and located a building on fire near Carrier Drive and Albion Road.

Firefighters managed to rescue a man and his cat from the second floor. He and his pet were uninjured.

Initial reports indicate the two-alarm blaze started in an air conditioning unit near the front of the roof.

Toronto Fire said 12 trucks and 45 firefighters were dispatched to the scene.

The fire was quickly contained but a portion of Carrier Drive remains closed as crews deal with hot spots.

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