Fatal house fire in Sioux Lookout
Tim Brody - Editor
A house fire at an apartment on First Avenue in Sioux Lookout on Nov. 19 has left one person deceased.
The Sioux Lookout Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Sioux Lookout Fire Department, and Sioux Lookout Emergency Medical Services responded to the fire at approximately 6:00 a.m.
According to Sioux Lookout OPP, “Three youths were extracted from the building and neighboring units were safely evacuated. One individual was located by firefighters, deceased.”
Police shared that next of kin notifications will be made upon confirmation of the deceased’s identity, and the Fire Marshal has been called in to investigate the cause of the blaze.
The Office of the Fire Marshal shared on Twitter on Nov. 19 that an investigator, supervisor and forensic engineer from their office had been sent to Sioux Lookout.