Woman, 25, suffers serious burns in Etobicoke apartment fire – CityNews Toronto

Woman, 25, suffers serious burns in Etobicoke apartment fire - CityNews Toronto
Female suffers serious burns in Etobicoke highrise fire
A 25-year-old woman is in hospital with serious injuries after a fire broke out at an apartment building in Etobicoke overnight.

Emergency crews were called to the scene on Capri Road, near Rathburn Road and the East Mall, just before midnight.

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Woman, 25, with serious injuries after fire in Etobicoke

When firefighters arrived on scene, flames could be seen from the balcony of a unit on the seventh floor.

Woman taken to hospital with burns to her face after building fire in Etobicoke

There has been no word on a possible cause of the fire. Officials said the fire gutted the entire apartment.

Emergency crews were called to Capri Road near The East Mall and Rathburn Road just before midnight on Sunday. 

Neighbouring units were evacuated as crews worked to take down the fire. Those residents have since been allowed back into their homes.

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The Ontario fire marshal’s office is investigating due to the nature of the woman’s injuries.

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Crews were on the scene of a two-alarm fire at a residential building in Etobicoke. (Michael Nguyen/ CP24)

One female has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries following a fire at an Etobicoke highrise late Sunday night.

The fire broke out shortly before midnight on the 17th floor of a Toronto Community Housing building on Capri Road, near The East Mall and Rathburn Road.

Toronto Fire Services confirmed to CP24 that crews were met in the lobby of the building by a female who had suffered burns to her face.