Woman dead after fire breaks out in Brampton home, police say

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WATCH ABOVE: A fire at a Brampton home has left a woman dead. As Erica Vella reports, Peel Regional Police and officials from the Office of the Fire Marshal are investigating – Jan 13, 2020

A woman is dead after a fire broke out in a Brampton home Monday afternoon.

Emergency services responded to a call about a fire in the area of Fireside Drive and Navy Crescent just after 3 p.m.

Peel police said the fire was knocked down and the woman was found dead inside the home.

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The Office of the Fire Marshal is investigating.

At this time, there is no confirmation whether the fire is suspicious or not.

The incident marks the fourth fire-related death in the GTA in the past 24 hours.

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In Oakville, a man and woman died of injuries sustained in a house fire on Princess Anne Crescent Monday night.

Toronto homicide detectives are also investigating a fire at a Scarborough apartment that claimed the life of a woman in the area of Warden Avenue and Sheppard Avenue East.

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