November 12, 2017 11:57 am
Updated: November 12, 2017 12:00 pm

Office of the Fire Marshal investigating fatal Ajax fire

Scene of a fatal fire in Ajax.

Jeremy Cohn/Global News

The Office of the Fire Marshal is on scene of a fatal fire at a home in Ajax Sunday morning.

Const. George Tudos of Durham police told Global News they received numerous calls from neighbours in the area about a fie in the rear of a home in Abraham Court around 1:38 a.m.

Emergency services located an elderly female dead in the home.

The cause of death, as well as the cause of the fire are unknown at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.

With files from Suzette Francis


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