Two killed in fire in Matheson, emergency crews still at the scene
The Ontario Provincial Police are among the agencies investigating after two people were killed in a fire in Matheson on Friday evening. (File)
SUDBURY -- The Ontario Provincial Police are among the agencies investigating after two people were killed in a fire in Matheson on Friday evening.
The Ontario Fire Marshal is also at the scene along with a representative from the office of the chief coroner. There is no danger to the public.
Crews responded to the residential fire just after 5 p.m. on North Road in Matheson.
"While the investigation is still in the preliminary stages, police believe there is no risk to the public at this time," the OPP said in a news release. "Members of the community can expect to see an increased presence of OPP personnel and vehicles in the area as the investigation continues."
Anyone with information should immediately contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222- 8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.
Further information will be released as it becomes available, police said.