Scarborough Fire Claims Two LivesApril 23rd, 2009 4:00am
SCARBOROUGH- A home has been destroyed and two people have died in a residential fire on Wantanopa Cres. early this morning.
Emergency crews were quick to respond, but when they arrived they found the home engulfed in flames. A quick search revealed that there were two occupants inside. One was taken out and EMS crews attempted to revive her but were unsuccessful. The second victim was found in the basement with no vital signs.
Both victims are believed to be elderly women, possibly mother and daughter.
Neighbours were devastated as they witnessed the home being consumed by the flames.
The Ontario Fire Marshal has been called in to investigate.
TFS apparatus (2 alarm – 231 Area):
S232, P231CR, P232, A231, C23, R214, A213, LA231, R225, CMD10, C20, P213, P243CR, R235, HZ145, C22, C24, P215, P245, C6, C2, C1, SUP7, CMD10C