One individual and a pet are useless after a hearth in Oakville on Saturday night.
Crews had been referred to as to a townhouse on Sixth Line, south of Higher Center Street, simply earlier than 6:30 p.m.
After they arrived, firefighters had been met with heavy hearth and smoke.
“By means of a quick assault, our crews had been capable of comprise the fireplace to the unit of origin,” Oakville Hearth Chief Paul Boissonneault mentioned in an e mail to CP24.
He confirmed that one individual and a pet had been discovered deceased contained in the unit.
One other individual was transported to the hospital for evaluation and anticipated to be launched later this night, Boissonneault mentioned.
He added that a number of pets had been additionally rescued from the townhouse.
“The fireplace has been declared beneath management, and our crews will probably be finishing a hearth watch,” Boissonneault mentioned.
The trigger and circumstances of the fireplace are unknown.
Boissonneault mentioned Ontario’s hearth marshal has been notified, and the coroner’s workplace will attend the scene Sunday morning.