Elderly man pulled from Etobicoke fire

An elderly man has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after fire ripped through a home in Etobicoke.

Firefighters were called around 5 p.m. Monday to a home on Hatfield Crescent, near Islington and Highway 401.

Officials say they found heavy smoke and flames coming from the front of the building and the man was found at the top of some stairs.

There were no other injuries.