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.
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.