One man is dead after a fire at a highrise in Etobicoke.
It happened on La Rose Avenue, near Scarlett Road and Eglinton Avenue West, around 12:45 a.m. on Tuesday.
Officials said the fire broke out in the living room of a apartment on the first floor.
Fire crews pulled the man and a cat from the apartment.
Paramedics said the victim was dead when they arrived on scene.
The fire has been extinguished on La Rose Avenue. Unfortunately, one patient has died as a result of this fire. On behalf of @Toronto_Fire, I extend my sincere condolences to family, friends and those affected by this tragedy.
— Matthew Pegg (@ChiefPeggTFS) April 10, 2018
Paramedics said they also transported a female patient to hospital with a medical condition.
There has been no word on what caused the fire.