10/26/2014 12:34 EDT | Updated 12/26/2014 05:59 EST

Scarborough fire sends 1 to hospital

A man in his 40s is in critical condition in hospital after an apartment fire near Birchmount Road and St. Clair Avenue East in Scarborough. 

Paramedics say the man was rushed to hospital around 1:30 a.m. Sunday with severe smoke inhalation. Police say the fire was caused by pot that was left on the stove