CP24 - Toronto News | Breaking News Headlines | Weather, Traffic, Sports
Male suffers smoke inhalation after fire at Parkdale high-rise
Fire crews are seen on Jameson Avenue in Parkdale after a fire on Sept. 18, 2019. (Chopper 24)
Chris Herhalt, CP24.com
Published Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:01AM EDT
Last Updated Wednesday, September 18, 2019 9:28AM EDT
A male was taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a fire at a high-rise apartment tower in the city’s Parkdale neighbourhood on Wednesday morning.
Toronto firefighters say they were called to a nine-floor building at 87 Jameson Avenue after 7:30 a.m., where smoke was spotted on the fifth and ninth floors.
They quickly knocked down the fire and ventilated the building.
Firefighters said a male was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital for treatment.
Jameson Avenue was closed in both directions between King Street West and Lakeshore Boulevard West until 9:30 a.m. to allow for cleanup and an investigation.