Woman severely burned at Odette School of Business
Major crimes is investigating the incident
A 34-year-old woman was severely burned and a 46-year old man was also injured in a fire at the University of Windsor's Odette School of Business Tuesday, according to police.
Fire crews and responded to a call at the school around noon, said the city's chief fire prevention officer, John Lee.
"There were people burned," he said. "I can't say more, it's a police matter."
Police also responded, reporting that a 34-year-old woman sustained serious burns as a result of fire. And a 46-year-old man also sustained minor injuries.
Const. Andy Drouillard said both people were transported to hospital for treatment.
Windsor Regional Hospital spokesperson Steve Erwin said that one person was in critical condition at the hospital, and another is in stable condition.
University of Windsor spokesperson, John Coleman, declined to answer questions and said police are handling the investigation.
He said students who require assistance for this or any other reasons are "strongly encouraged" to access Student Counselling Services or visit the Odette Student Success office.
Drouillard said the Windsor Police Major Crimes Unit is leading the investigation. The Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal has also been contacted.