06/18/2015 07:02 EDT | Updated 06/18/2016 05:59 EDT

Firefighters tackle two-alarm Parkdale apartment blaze

Toronto firefighters are battling a two-alarm blaze at a Parkdale apartment building.

The fire on Springhurst Avenue, near King Street West, broke out around 6 p.m. Video captured from a motorist on the Gardiner Expressway shows thick black smoke billowing from the roof. 

Firefighters sent 19 units to the scene.

It's unclear if there are any injuries at this time.

Several streets in the area including Springhurst between Jameson Avenue and Dunn Avenue and southbound are closed at this time.