A man who fell off the balcony of a North York apartment building following a fire on Friday morning has died. (CTV News Toronto)

A man who fell off a balcony after a fire broke out at a North York apartment building on Friday morning has died, Toronto police say. 

It happened in the area of Roanoke Road and Underhill Drive at approximately 10:15 a.m. 

Police say the building was evacuated as a result of the fire, which has since been put out.

The death was originally being investigated as a suspicious incident, but Toronto police say that is no longer the case.

Roads in the area have been closed off.