Firefighters control 11th floor balcony blaze in Toronto – Toronto |

Firefighters responded to a balcony fire in a Toronto building, police say.

In a tweet, Toronto police said a fire had been reported on Woolner Avenue, east of Jane Street.

The fire was on an 11th floor balcony. Officers initially said it was possible people were trapped inside the unit.
Woolner Road was closed between Jane Street and Rockcliffe Boulevard for firefighters and paramedics to respond, police said.

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Toronto fire told Global News the building’s 11th, 12th and 14th floors were evacuated as a precaution to avoid smoke inhalation.

Paramedics said they attended to two patients on the scene. One was taken to hospital with mild to moderate injuries, they said.

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