3-alarm fire guts Leslieville home, partly destroys neighbouring property
The blaze was brought under control by about 4 a.m., according to Toronto fire officials
Toronto fire is investigating a three-alarm blaze that gutted one home and partially destroyed another in Leslieville during the early morning hours on Tuesday.
Shortly before 2:30 a.m., crews responded to a report of a fire burning inside a home on Ashdale Avenue, in the areas of Dundas Street E. and Coxwell Avenue.
The fire eventually spread to a neighbouring semi-detached house, said Toronto fire Capt. Adrian Ratushniak.
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One person was treated on scene for minor smoke inhalation, according to paramedics.
The blaze was under control by about 4 a.m. As daylight breaks, investigators will begin their probe into how the fire started.