An overnight house fire in Timmins has killed an elderly couple.
Details of the blaze on Mountjoy St. S. are still to come. Fire chief Berny Stansa says the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office is sending an investigator to the scene.
UPDATE AT 11:30am: Timmins Police communications coordinator Marc Depatie says police are part of the investigation into the fire in a private home on Mountjoy St., between Lee and Montgomery Aves.
Also participating are the fire department, the Fire Marshal’s Office and the coroner’s office.
Victims’ names are being withheld until they’re confirmed and next of kin are notified.