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Woman dead in Brampton house fire

Last Updated Jan 14, 2020 at 12:01 am EDT

The Ontario Fire Marshall has been called in following a deadly house fire in Brampton Monday afternoon.

Peel police said they responded to a report of a fire just after 3 p.m. in the area of Fireside Drive and Navy Crescent.

Brampton Fire Chief Bill Boyes said firefighters quickly extinguished a blaze on the first floor, but after a search of the home, crews found the body of a woman.

The cause of the fire is under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact the police or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers.