Woman taken to hospital after fire at building in North York

A Toronto fire truck . Adam Dabrowski/Global News

Toronto Fire Services says a woman was taken to hospital for smoke inhalation after a fire at a high-rise building in North York early Monday.

Emergency crews were called to a residential building on Fallstaff Avenue, near Jane Street, at around 6:45 a.m.

A spokesperson for Toronto Fire said the fire was on the 19th floor and several tenants were sheltering in place, some on their balconies.

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Toronto paramedics said one woman was transported to hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

The fire has been put out and crews were at the scene clearing smoke from the building, officials said.

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It is not known how the fire started.


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