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Woman dead after fire at assisted living apartment building in Oakville

A woman has died after a fire at a Robinson Street apartment in Oakville Wednesday evening.
A woman has died after a fire at a Robinson Street apartment in Oakville Wednesday evening. Global News

Officials say an elderly woman is dead after a fire at an assisted living apartment building in Oakville.

Emergency crews were called with reports of a fire at 259 Robinson Rd., near Trafalgar Road and Lakeshore Road East, at around 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The building is operated by the March of Dimes Canada.

Halton Region Paramedic Services said they transported the victim, who hasn’t been identified, to hospital with critical injuries.

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Police said she later died in hospital.

Halton Regional Police said the fire was contained to a single unit on the second floor and that no one else was injured.

Police said the investigation is continuing.

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