A man is dead following a second-floor apartment fire in downtown Toronto early Tuesday morning.
Fire crews responded to the scene at 24 Shaw Street around 3 a.m. and located a male inside a unit.
Fire officials say CPR was performed but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
A number of apartment units had to be evacuated as a precaution but residence were later allowed back in.
The fire was quickly knocked down and no other serious injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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