House Fire under investigation

On January 9, 2020 at 7:14 a.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a fully engulfed house fire at Artemesia-Euphrasia Townline, east of Grey Road 13, Grey Highlands. At the scene OPP officers were able to account for two of the three occupants living in the home.

Grey Highlands Fire Department and Grey County Paramedics attended the scene. One of the two occupants, at the scene, was transported to hospital by an ambulance with serious injuries. A third occupant of residence is unaccounted for at this time.

Update

On January 10, 2020 Grey Bruce OPP, along with OPP Forensic Identification Services, Grey Highlands Fire Department and Ontario Fire Marshal, returned to the scene of the structure fire and continued the fire investigation.

After a search of the burned residence, remains have been located. Ontario Coroner’s Office is now involved in the investigation. Grey Bruce OPP are waiting to after a post mortem examination before providing any identification.

Police will be remaining on scene as the investigation continues.

Anyone with information that can assist Grey Bruce OPP with this investigation, call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.