Three people injured in five-alarm fire at high-rise in North York

Nov 15 2019, 4:49 pm

Toronto emergency crews are on scene at a five-alarm fire tearing through a high-rise building located in the city’s north end.

Multiple emergency crews are on scene of a multi-level blaze at the building located at Gosford Bl. and Shoreham Drive.

Three people have been treated for “various injuries” and some of them are being transported to the hospital.

The incident is now a five-alarm fire.

Elevators inside the building are not working, and people inside are being urged to call 911.

Toronto Fire Chief Mattew Pegg says a total of six people have been rescued. TTC shelter buses are also on scene to the north of the building on Gosford, for anyone in need a warm, safe, dry place for shelter.

Just before 8 pm. Gosford said there were 22 firetrucks and 100 personnel on scene.

More to come…

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