Man suffers severe burns after residential fire in Junction Triangle

File photo of Toronto Fire truck. Adam Dabrowski/Global News

Toronto fire officials say a man suffered second- and third-degree burns to his body following a residential blaze in the Junction Triangle neighbourhood of Toronto.

Firefighters responded to a call around 7:23 a.m. Thursday at a residence on Sterling Road just south of Bloor Street West.

Fire officials said a middle-aged man was rescued from a multi-dwelling structure with serious burns to his lower body.

Toronto paramedics said the victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The fire was extinguished just before 8 a.m. and no other injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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