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Fatal Fire in Georgetown

Fatal Fire in Georgetown

The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is investigating a fatal fire in Georgetown.

On Wednesday February 7, 2024, at approximately 5:20 am, police were called to a residential home on Victoria Street in Georgetown. At the time of police arrival, the home was fully engulfed in flames and the fire was spreading to a neighbouring address.

Neighbouring homes were evacuated by police and the fire was extinguished by the Halton Hills Fire Department.

Tragically, an adult female occupant of the primary residence was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police will not be identifying the woman at this time. No other occupants were found in the home and no further injuries were reported to police.

Members of the Halton Regional Police Criminal Investigations Branch and Major Crime Bureau are currently investigating the circumstances of this incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Joe Barr 905-825-4747 ext. 8760 or through the Major Crime Tip Line at 905-825-4776.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers. "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at


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