04/09/2014 08:43 EDT | Updated 06/09/2014 05:59 EDT

3-alarm fire in Junction townhouse

Toronto firefighters are battling a three-alarm blaze in the city's Junction neighbourhood.

Just before 8 a.m., crews were called to 417 Perth Ave., near Dupont Street.

Toronto Fire services say the fire started in the basement then quickly moved to the first floor.

One firefighter was taken to hospital for what are described as minor injuries.

As of 8:50 a.m., the fire was still being brought under control.

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