Man dead after fire at Brampton residential building for seniors

The fire appears to have mostly affected a ground-floor unit. (Martin Trainor/CBC - image credit)
The fire appears to have mostly affected a ground-floor unit. (Martin Trainor/CBC - image credit)

A man has died after a blaze at a residential building for seniors in Brampton early Thursday.

Firefighters were called to the building on McHardy Place around 2:45 a.m.

The fire was quickly suppressed and the man was rushed to hospital, where he later died of his injuries. No further information about the victim was made available.

A number of residents were temporarily displaced from the building but have since been allowed back home.

The Ontario Fire Marshal will investigate the origins of the fire.