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Man in critical condition after downtown apartment fire

A police officer is seen outside an apartment building on Gloucester Street in Toronto after a fire on Jan. 20, 2018. CITYNEWS

A man in his 50s is in critical condition after an apartment fire downtown on Saturday evening.

Crews were called to a building on Gloucester Street, near Church and Wellesley, just after 6 p.m.

Paramedics took a man to hospital with life-threatening burns.

Toronto firefighters quickly doused the flames, which came from a grease fire on the stove.

A fire truck is seen outside an apartment building on Gloucester Street in Toronto on Jan. 20, 2018. CITYNEWS
A fire truck is seen outside an apartment building on Gloucester Street in Toronto on Jan. 20, 2018. CITYNEWS