Man dies after Saturday morning house fire in North York

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WATCH ABOVE: A Saturday morning fire killed one man living in a North York home. Firefighters were able to get the blaze under control but the man was pronounced dead at hospital. Ahmar Khan reports – Aug 6, 2022

A man has died following a house in Toronto’s North York on Saturday morning.

Toronto Fire Services responded to a three-alarm fire on Calais Avenue in the area of Wilson and Lexfield avenues at around 7:25 a.m.

Capt. Stephen Powell of Toronto Fire told Global News that firefighters battled to bring the blaze under control, removing one person from the home during their operation.

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That person — a man around 60 years old — was taken to hospital by paramedics in life-threatening condition, officials said.

In a tweet just after 9 a.m., Toronto police said the man was pronounced deceased at hospital.

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