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Jane and Finch fire and death of 04.2015 result in landlord guilty plea

The owner of a highrise apartment building near Jane and Finch has pleaded guilty to several fire code offences and has been fined $71,000 after a woman died in a blaze at the building in April 2015.

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Toronto Fire was called to 2850 Jane St., south of Finch Avenue in the city's northwest, around 11:30 p.m. on April 19, 2015. Upon arrival, firefighters found a young boy and his parents unconscious in a stairwell. The mother was taken to hospital without vital signs and later pronounced dead. The father and child were rushed to hospital in critical condition but survived their injuries. *(*This article is unfinished – it was scheduled to appear in the hope that it will be finished before, but since this message is here and until it is removed, the article is to be considered work in progress*)*.
Sources / More info: CBC News
[tags]fire, safety, jane and finch, highrise, renting, rental, housing, firecode[/tags]

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