1 dead in house fire near Wingham: OPP

Police say foul play is not suspected in the blaze. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Huron County OPP say a man has died following a house fire on Wednesday morning.

It was just before 10 a.m. when police say emergency services responded to a house fire on Josephine Street North, just northeast of Wingham.

Upon arrival, police say they found the home fully engulfed in flames. Fire crews then searched the residence and a man was found inside, according to police.

The man was later pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police have identified the victim as Steven Christie, 55, of Morris-Turnberry.

A post-mortem examination is scheduled for Thursday. Police say foul play is not suspected in the fatal fire.


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