Fatal Clarence-Rockland fire declared accidental

There was likely no foul play involved in a house fire that killed one person in Clarence-Rockland, Ont., last week, investigators declared Monday.

No working smoke alarms found at Caron Street home, investigators say

Firefighters found one male dead inside a home on Caron Street in Clarence-Rockland, Ont., on March 16, 2018. (Martin Saumure/Twitter )

There was likely no foul play involved in a house fire that killed one person in Clarence-Rockland, Ont., last week, investigators declared Monday.

Firefighters were called to the single-family home on Caron Street early Friday, and found the body of a man inside.

The Clarence-Rockland fire department and Ontario Fire Marshal's office conducted an investigation into the fire and said the cause was accidental.

They were unable to locate any working smoke alarms on the property, according to a news release.

On Tuesday OPP released that Paul Sarazin, 60, has been identified as the victim in the fire. 

Clarence-Rockland is about 40 kilometres northeast of Ottawa.