Fatal fire in Chatham-Kent under investigation
The fire occurred at an apartment building on Merritt Avenue
The Chatham-Kent Police Service is investigating a fatal fire which occurred on Friday.
The fire took place at an apartment building in Chatham on Merritt Avenue where the body was found, according to the police service.
The police service is working with Ontario's fire marshall's office and coroner's office to determine the identity of the person who died and to determine what caused the fire.
Yesterday afternoon, emergency crews responded to a fire at an apartment building on Merritt Ave in Chatham where the body of a deceased person was found. A team of investigators from <a href="https://twitter.com/ONFireMarshal?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@ONFireMarshal</a> are working with <a href="https://twitter.com/CKPSMedia?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@CKPSMedia</a> to determine the origin, cause and circumstances. <a href="https://t.co/xwvnTvM9rP">https://t.co/xwvnTvM9rP</a>—@ONFireMarshal
Anyone with more information is asked to contact Const. Cole Abbott with the Chatham-Kent Police Service at email@example.com or 519-436-6600 extension 262.