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Woman succumbs to injuries after Scarborough fire

Last Updated Jun 25, 2017 at 9:15 pm EDT

The scene of a reported fire at this restaurant on Ellesmere Road and Parkington Crescent on June 25, 2017. CITYNEWS/BAHAA ATTIA.

A woman has died in hospital after a fire broke out in Scarborough early Sunday morning.

Police say the fire was reported shortly before 1:30 a.m. near a restaurant at Ellesmere Road and Parkington Crescent.

Upon arrival, Emergency Services found a person on fire on the sidewalk.

A woman in her 30’s was rushed to hospital with severe burns and life-threatening injuries, where she later died.

It’s not yet clear how the fire was started.