The Ontario Provincial Police found a dead child inside a camping trailer after a fire was extinguished in Haldimand County.
Emergency crews responded to a fire on Mississauga Rd. in Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation shortly before 2 a.m. Monday.
Investigators say six people, including two adults and four children, were able to escape and suffered minor injuries.
Fatal fire claims life of child at a Mississauga Rd @mcfirstnation address. 2 adults and 4 children escaped and suffered minor injuries. #OPP continuing to investigate and will provide updates when they become available. @HaldimandCounty #HaldimandOPP ^es pic.twitter.com/K5WT4eMbVM
— OPP West Region (@OPP_WR) March 13, 2023
OPP and the Office of the Fire Marshal are continuing to investigate this incident, updates will be provided when new information becomes available.
Victim Services of Haldimand-Norfolk-New Credit were engaged and are assisting family members and the victims involved in this incident.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact police at 1-888-310-1122.