Resident arrested after midtown Toronto apartment fire

TORONTO — Several residents of a midtown Toronto apartment building were displaced by a two-alarm fire overnight and a male resident has been taken into custody.

Toronto Fire District Chief Stephan Powell says crews were called to the building, on Yonge St. near Davisville Ave., shortly before 12:30 a.m. and fought the blaze on the second floor.

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All residents were evacuated and one male was taken to hospital to be treated for minor smoke inhalation. A pet died in the blaze.

Another male was taken into custody and officials say he is a resident of the building but there was no immediate word on possible charges.

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Four units are uninhabitable and the Red Cross is assisting the displaced residents.

There is no word on a possible cause as the Office of The Fire Marshal launches an investigation.

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Source:: Toronto Sun – Movies

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