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Man is hospitalized after Toronto building fire

Nov. 12, 2012, Toronto – Fire officials say a man in his 20s is being treated for burns after a two-alarm fire in a downtown Toronto building.

November 12, 2012
By The Canadian Press

Nov. 12, 2012, Toronto – Fire officials say a man in his 20s is being treated for burns after a two-alarm fire in a downtown Toronto building.

Firefighters say two other men were rescued from the roof of the building (near Queen Street and Spadina Avenue) after flames broke out around 6 a.m.

All other occupants were able to escape safely.

Authorities say they believe the fire started in a third-floor bedroom. The building held apartments as well as a street-level hardware store.

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The Ontario fire marshal has been called to investigate.


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