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One Person Dies In Richview Rd. Fire

May 4th, 2009 8:12am
Kevin Hardinge Photo / ©2009 TSB

Kevin Hardinge Photo / ©2009 TSB

ETOBICOKE – A 51-year-old man has died following a fire in a condominium building on 40 Richview Rd. in the Eglinton Ave. and Scarlett Rd. area.

The blaze broke out on Sunday around 4:00pm and quickly spread through the apartment. Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke and flames in the 11th floor of the building.

The man was rushed to Humber Church Hospital where medics attempted to revive him, but he later succumbed to his injuries.

Some reports indicate that the smoke alarms were not working at the time.

The cause of the fire is under investigation at the time by the Ontario Fire Marshall.

Photos by Kevin Hardinge

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