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Woman dies after being pulled from Acton house fire

A 75-year-old woman has died following a house fire in Acton, Ont. on Monday morning, police say.

A male resident is in stable condition after being rescued from fire, police say

Halton Regional Police and the Ontario Fire Marshall's Office will be conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the house fire. (CBC)

A woman in her 70s has died following a house fire in Acton, Ont. on Monday morning, police say.

Emergency Crews were called to a home on Cobblehill Road at around 9:20 a.m. after a resident of the house contacted 911 to report a fire, Halton Regional Police said in a news release on Monday.

Upon arrival, fire crews entered the home and rescued a 75-year-old female resident from inside.

Crews performed life-saving measures and she was sent to hospital, where she later died.

A male resident, who was rescued from a balcony, was also sent to hospital, where he remains in stable condition. 

The cause of the fire has yet to be determined, and damage to the house is estimated at $500,000. 

Police and the Ontario Fire Marshall's Office will be conducting an investigation.

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