TORONTO — A woman in her 60s has died in an early morning fire east of Toronto that forced other tenants to evacuate their apartment building.
Police say they were called to a building in the area of Pell Street and Latham Avenue in Scarborough at 1:40 a.m. for a fire.
The flames were located on the second floor of the building.
Police says a woman in her 60s was found without vital signs before she was pronounced dead at the scene.
Other occupants were evacuated and TTC buses were used as a shelter.
The Ontario Fire Marshal’s office will investigate the reason behind the fire.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 27, 2021
The Canadian Press