05/26/2015 06:59 EDT | Updated 05/26/2016 05:59 EDT

2-alarm fire at Spadina-Richmond intersection

Toronto firefighters are tackling a fire on an upper floor of a condominium building near a major downtown intersection at this hour.

Firefighters said the 2-alarm fire at The Morgan building, a former warehouse converted into condominiums, was reported around 6:30 p.m. Thick black smoke could be seen pouring from one condo unit on the seventh or eighth floor.

Some residents have moved to the roof amid the blaze, firefighters said. 

Police have closed the southbound lanes of Spadina Avenue at Queen Street West.