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Man taken to hospital with smoke inhalation after fire in downtown Toronto, police say

A photo of a fire truck on scene after a fire broke out at a home on Berkeley Street in downtown Toronto. Bill Barker / Global News

Toronto police say a man was rushed to hospital after a fire at a rooming house in downtown Toronto early Monday.

Emergency crews were called to a home on Berkeley Street, near Parliament and Dundas streets, at around 5:15 a.m.

A man suffered critical injuries due to smoke inhalation, police said. Paramedics said they transported a man in his 30s to hospital.

Read more: 5-alarm fire breaks out at vacant building in Toronto

Police said the fire is out but the cause of the fire is not yet known.

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