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Major fire on Base Line Road. Fatality reported (7 photos)

Wednesday, January 02, 2013   by: SooToday.com Staff
12:25 update
 
Fatal house fire on Base Line

Members of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service are currently on scene at a fatal house fire in the 2700 block of Base Line. 

Police received the call just after 6 a.m. today, and one victim was later found deceased inside the residence. 

Officers remain on scene assisting the Prince Township Fire Service. 

An official from the Ontario Fire Marshall’s office has been called in to assist.

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12:00 p.m. update

Sault Ste. Marie Police Services informed SooToday.com that at least one fatality resulted from a house fire on Base Line Road this morning.

Authorities received notification of the blaze just after 6 a.m. today.

An official Police report is expected to be issued shortly.

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Authorities are currently at the scene of what appears to be a major house fire on Base Line Rd.

SooToday.com is on scene and reports that Base Line Rd. has been closed from Gagnon Rd. to Walls Rd. since early this morning.

Base Line Rd. is now open to traffic.

SooToday.com will post additional information as it becomes available.

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CrankxGirl 1/2/2013 12:21:27 PM Report

Poor soul, rest in peace.
dorothey 1/2/2013 1:12:32 PM Report

I knew this sweet person and i grew up across the street. This is a horrible tragity for a good family. My heart and prayers go out to the family :(
sloppyfloppy 1/2/2013 1:15:01 PM Report

This is truly heartbreaking. Prayers and thoughts to all those affected. Rest in Peace.
Norm 1/2/2013 7:57:16 PM Report

Knew her well. Sad, terrible tragedy. My heart goes out to those good folk's.
T-Bone 1/6/2013 5:27:38 PM Report

Very sad how such a bad thing could happen to good people, I grew up on Walls rd. and cant believe this would happen. My heart and thoughts go out to this family, So sorry for your loss...
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