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Sunday, March 22, 2020

Fatal House Fire In Owen Sound

Owen Sound | by Bayshore News Staff  

Ontario Fire Marshal investigating after woman dies in blaze.

A fire at an east side Owen Sound residence has claimed the life of a woman.

Owen Sound Police, firefighters and Grey County paramedics were called to the house shortly after 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Police say in a release they arrived on scene of the blaze and were told by a neighbour the homeowner may still be inside.

Officers tried to enter the home, but were forced back by heavy smoke.

Owen Sound firefighters arrived on scene and were able to contain the fire.

Police say a search of the residence was conducted by firefighters and an unconscious female was discovered in the home.

Paramedics performed CPR to try and revive her, but were unable to.

The Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office has been called in to investigate. The Owen Sound Police Service Criminal Investigation Unit is also conducting an investigation.

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