Detectives investigating fire in St. Catharines

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Niagara Regional Police Service press release – At approximately 5:30 a.m. on Monday, June 29/2020, 1 District (St. Catharines/Thorold) uniform officers were called to a residential building in the area of Front Street N and Albert St E in the City of Thorold following the report of a fire.

The units were evacuated and Thorold Fire and Emergency Services were able to get the fire under control.

Further investigation led to the discovery of a deceased 55-year-old male inside one of the units.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation by officers with the 1 District Detective Office.  No other injuries have been reported.

The Office of the Fire Marshall has been brought in to investigate the fire.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at (905) 688-4111, dial option 2, Badge #9470.