Police looking for witnesses in fatal Matheson fire
SUDBURY -- Police are looking for witnesses to the July 3 incident that took place at a home on North Road in the small town east of Timmins.
Emergency crews responded around 5:15 p.m. and found two people deceased at the scene.
The cause of the fire is still being determined and no estimate of the damage has been disclosed.
Several units of the Ontario Provincial Police, including the crime unit from South Porcupine and the Forensic Identification Service, along with the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal, Chief Coroner, and Forensic Pathology Services, are looking into the cause of the fire.
Officials say there is no risk to the public.
Local residents can expect to see an increased police presence as the investigation continues.
Anyone that was in the area on the day of the incident is asked to contact OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Information can be anonymously submitted through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 and a cash reward of up to $2,000 may be available.