Scarborough fire sends one man to hospital with serious injuries

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Emergency services in Toronto responded to a fire Sunday afternoon that left one man with serious injuries.

In a tweet, Toronto police said first responders were called to an address in the area of Bennett Road and Woodgrove Drive in Scarborough around 12:53 p.m. Sunday.

A fire was burning on the main floor of a single-family home and was later extinguished, Toronto Fire told Global News. One person was found inside and transported to hospital.

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Toronto paramedics said the victim was male. He was taken to a burn centre with serious injuries, paramedics told Global News.

Roads in the area were closed Sunday afternoon.


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