Nine injured, including a firefighter, during a fire in Toronto

News 25 March, 2018
  • QMI agency

    Sunday, 25 march 2018 13:22

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    TORONTO | Nine people, including a firefighter, were injured or affected during the fire that broke out in a home early Sunday in Toronto.

    According to what explained the fire department to the local media, the fire originated around 6 p.m. in a semi-detached house in Dupont street, near the intersection of the street Christie, before spreading to the three residences adjacent to it.

    Eight persons employed in the various homes had to receive care, including three that had to be transported to the hospital. However, the life of any of the victims would not be threatened, according to the authorities.

    Furthermore, a firefighter who was fighting the flames fell from the roof of a house and had to be transported in hospital. “I am pleased to announce that, according to the hospital, the firefighter injured suffered no serious injury and that he is aware. This is great news!” wrote the chief of the fire department of Toronto, Matthew Pegg on Twitter.

    The mayor of Toronto, John Tory, has also turned to social networks to wish a speedy recovery to the wounded.

    The arrival of the fire department, all occupants of the various houses had already been evacuated by their own means. The firefighters, however, have been called to rescue a cat and her kittens.