One person is dead after a fire broke out inside a Scarborough apartment Monday morning, according to Toronto Fire Services.
It happened in the area of Finch and Warden avenues at approximately 8:10 a.m. The fire was extinguished shortly after crews arrived on scene.
Toronto Fire Services said they discovered a deceased person upon entry into the apartment. They believe their death was likely caused by the fire.
At this point, officials say it’s unclear what caused the fire, adding that Ontario’s Fire Marshal has been notified and an investigator has been dispatched to the scene.
While police initially reported that the death appeared to be "suspicious," they later stated that it does not appear so anymore. Police said that officers have reviewed evidence and no criminal act is suspected.
No other information regarding the victim has been released by officials.
Warden Av + Finch Av E
- Officers have reviewed evidence
- Death does not appear to be suspicious
- No criminal act suspected
- Investigation will be completed
This is a developing story. More to come.