Firefighter, 5 others hospitalized after Toronto house fire – Toronto

A firefighter and five other people were taken to hospital after a two-alarm fire at a Toronto home Wednesday evening, officials said.

A Toronto Fire Services spokesperson said emergency crews were called around 10:45 p.m. to a home on Vaughan Road, west of Oakwood Avenue.

The fire occurred in the basement of the house, the spokesperson said.

One firefighter was taken to hospital, apparently unconscious but breathing at the time.

A spokesperson for Toronto Paramedics told PKBNEWS the firefighter was in serious but stable condition.

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Five additional patients – three adults and two children – were transported from in and around the unit, paramedics said. All are said to be in stable condition.

The nature of the injuries was not entirely clear, but the ambulance spokesperson said it appeared they all had smoke inhalation.

What may have caused the fire is unclear.

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