Man dead after being pulled from house fire in North York

Emergency crews at the scene of a house fire in North York on Wednesday. Global News

Officials say a man is dead following a house fire in North York on Wednesday.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Hullmar and Shoreham drives, southwest of Jane Street and Steeles Avenue West, after 5 p.m.

A spokesperson for Toronto fire said there was a fire in the basement of a house.

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An man was taken out of the home without vital signs, the spokesperson said.

Toronto paramedics told Global News the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

His cause of death remains unclear.

There is no word on what may have caused the fire, or whether it is being considered suspicious.

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