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1 dead after Whitby apartment fire

Last Updated Nov 1, 2017 at 12:38 pm EST

Emergency crews on scene of a fatal fire in Whitby, Oct. 31, 2017. CITYNEWS

One person has died after a three-alarm fire in Whitby on Tuesday evening.

It happened at an apartment building on Ash Street, near Dundas and Brock.

Crews had the fire under control by around 8:30 p.m.

The victim was taken to hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The Ontario fire marshal has been called in to investigate.