Fatal Fire Investigation
(Innisfil, ON) The South Simcoe Police Service and the Office of the Fire Marshal are investigating a fatal fire in Innisfil.
On Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at approximately 9:00 a.m., South Simcoe Police Service, Innisfil Fire and Rescue Service and County of Simcoe Paramedic Services responded to a house fire on the 2nd Line near Dempsey Street in Innisfil. When emergency crews arrived on scene, the home was fully engulfed in flames and heavy smoke. A body was located inside the home after fire crews extinguished the blaze. Investigators from the Office of the Fire Marshal have been dispatched to the scene.
No further information will be released pending a postmortem examination and a positive identification. The cause of the fire is under investigation.