Person dead after 2-alarm fire in Toronto

Officials say a person is dead after a two-alarm fire in Toronto late Wednesday.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Glenhome and Clovelly avenues, near Oakwood and Eglinton avenues, at 9:50 p.m.

Posts from the Toronto police Twitter account said there were reports of a house on fire.

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A spokesperson for Toronto fire said the blaze was deemed a two-alarm and added that several people were able to make it out of the basement and one person from the second floor had minor smoke inhalation.

A deceased victim was located in the rear of the first floor, the spokesperson said.

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It’s unclear if the incident is being considered suspicious. An investigation is underway by fire crews, police and the Ontario fire marshal.

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