One dead following Collingwood apartment fire

Everyone else got out safely

One person is dead following a fire at an apartment building in Collingwood.

On Monday at about 1:15 a.m., the Collingwood Fire Service, OPP, and Simcoe County Paramedics were called to a four-storey apartment building on Tenth Street. One person was located inside and was pronounced deceased on the scene. Their identity is being withheld until investigators can notify the next of kin.

All other occupants have been safely accounted for.

The Collingwood OPP Crime Unit is investigating the incident with the help of the Office of the Fire Marshal. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Collingwood OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).