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Man rushed to the burn unit after North York condo fire

Last Updated Mar 12, 2018 at 7:23 am EDT

Emergency crews on scene of a fire at a condo on Forest Laneway, near Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue, on March 12, 2018. CITYNEWS

A man has been rushed to the burn unit of a local hospital after a highrise fire in North York.

The two-alarm fire broke out on the 20th floor of a condo on Forest Laneway, near Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue, around 6:15 a.m. on Monday.

Paramedics said the man was found with serious injuries inside the unit where the fire began.

Another person was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A third person suffered minor burns and was transported to a local hospital.

Officials said the fire has been knocked down.

There has been no word on what caused the fire.

Emergency crews remain on scene.