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Deceased identified in Cathcart Street fire

Seven other residents remain displaced as a result of the fire
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Police are investigating a fire at 549 Cathcart St., awaiting Fire Marshal’s arrival, June 17, 2019. Darren Taylor/SooToday

NEWS RELEASE
SAULT STE. MARIE POLICE SERVICE
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The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service continues to investigate a suspicious fire in the 500 block of Cathcart Street. 

At this time, the service has identified the deceased male as 65-year-old Bernard Agawa. Mr. Agawa was a resident of the building on Cathcart Street. 

Seven other residents remain displaced as a result of the fire; however the Ontario Fire Marshall is on location assessing the scene.

More details will be released as they become available.

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