Four injured in five-alarm fire near Bathurst and Steeles

Dec 10 2020, 7:56 pm

Two firefighters and two civilians were injured in a five-alarm fire in Toronto’s north end Thursday evening.

The fire broke out sometime after 8 pm at an apartment building in the Bathurst and Steeles area, according to Toronto police.

It occurred on a high floor of the building, which needed to be evacuated.

Firefighters pulled out two injured people, and two Toronto Fire Service personnel were injured in the process.

The fire department said the fire was mostly out by 11 pm, and firefighters were working on clearing the smoke and checking on all the units in the building.

Several roads in the area have been closed while emergency personnel deal with the fire.