Man taken to hospital in life-threatening condition after southeast Calgary townhome fire

A man is in hospital after a Thursday morning fire at a townhouse in southeast Calgary, according to a spokesperson for the city’s fire department.

Firefighters were called to a residence on Pensville Close S.E. just before 7:30 a.m. They found a man inside a room who had sustained burns.

A spokesperson for EMS told Global News the man was taken to Foothills Medical Centre in life-threatening condition.

A Calgary Fire Department spokesperson confirmed the man’s injuries appear to be related to the fire. The CFD did not say what is believed to have started the fire and did not provide details on how extensive the damage to the home is.

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