Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Student from China Dead, 3 Others Injured in Toronto House Fire

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Student from China Dead, 3 Others Injured in Toronto House Fire

Article excerpt

Student from China dead in Toronto house fire

--

TORONTO - An 18-year-old university student from China is dead and three others were sent to hospital after a house fire in east Toronto, authorities said Wednesday.

Fire officials said the blaze broke out early Wednesday morning at the home shared by the four University of Toronto students who attended the school's nearby Scarborough campus.

Deputy Fire Chief Jim Jessop said the body of the young woman who died in the blaze was found in a second-floor bedroom.

One of the other students who survived the fire jumped from a second-floor window to escape the flames, which left a gaping hole in the roof of the house, Jessop said.

Firefighters had to fight the blaze from the outside and were unable to enter the home for some time, Jessop said. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.