UXBRIDGE: One Goodwood resident is dead following a fire on the evening of Sunday, March 16.
According to Uxbridge Fire Prevention Officer Capt. Ken Maynard, Uxbridge Fire crews were called to a fire at 3180 Conc. 3, between Regional Rd. 21 and Secord Rd. at around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday night.
“Since it’s in the mutual aid agreement area, Stouffville’s fire department was already on the scene of the fully involved house fi re when we arrived,” Capt. Maynard told The Standard.
According to Capt. Maynard, although it wasn’t known when fire crews arrived on the scene due to the size of the fire, it was later discovered that a single occupant was in the home at the time of blaze, who died as a result of the fire.
At around midnight, investigators from the Ontario Fire Marshal’s office arrived on the scene to begin their investigation into the fatal fire.
No cause for the fire has been determined, and investigators from the Fire Marshal’s offi ce remained on the scene throughout the day on Monday, returning to the scene on Tuesday to they continue their investigation.