On November 27, 2021, at approximately 10:50 p.m., Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Grey County Emergency Medical Services (EMS), the Inter Township Fire Department and the Chatsworth Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire on the 10th concession in the Municipality of Meaford.
Emergency crews arrived on scene and began battling a fully engulfed residential fire. One individual was removed from the residence and pronounced deceased on scene. Their identity is being withheld pending a next of kin notification.
Emergency crews remain on scene, and the investigation is continuing with the assistance of the OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS), in partnership with the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario (OCCO) and the Ontario Fire Marshal (OFM).
More details will be released as they become available.