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Teen sent to hospital with critical injuries after fire in Thorold, Ont.

OPP are assisting the Office of the Fire Marshal after a person died in a Stone Mills house fire over the weekend. Don Mitchell / Global News

A 16-year-old was sent to a Hamilton, Ont., hospital with critical injuries after a house fire in Thorold on Saturday morning, according to Niagara police.

Investigators say the teen was discovered inside a residence near Maitland and Colborne streets when the fire broke out sometime before 11 a.m.

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A 70-year-old female was transported to a local hospital for minor injuries.

Niagara police and the Ontario Fire Marshall are investigating the incident.

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