Etobicoke fire leaves house ‘completely engulfed’ and spreads to neighboring house – Toronto OCN News

Toronto firefighters responded to a fire that “completely engulfed” a home on Saturday afternoon.

Crews fought the fire with a rapid attack on the first floor of the house, working to get to the second floor.

The emergency took place in Etobicoke around Islington Avenue and Elmhurst Drive, police said. Roads were closed while “several” emergency vehicles were at the scene.

A call for a two-alarm fire came around 2:17 p.m.

In a tweet, Toronto police said the fire had spread to the neighboring house.

Toronto Fire Captain Bill Papakonstantino told Global News an occupant may need treatment and said the search is continuing.

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Toronto police said one person was “extracted from the fire” and was being rushed to hospital.

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