An elderly woman has been pronounced dead after a fire broke out at a house in Mississauga on Wednesday afternoon.
Authorities were called to the scene on Shadbush Court, near Burnhamthorpe Road West and Glen Erin Drive around 5:30 p.m where they found the victim inside the house without vital signs.
It’s not yet known what started the fire.
Meanwhile, one person has been taken to hospital via emergency run after a fire at a home in the Lord Roberts Drive and Wainfleet Road area of Scarborough.
It’s thought the victim is a man in his 70’s.
Two firefighters also suffered minor injuries during efforts to knock the fire down.