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2 dead in Brampton rooming house fire

Last Updated May 8, 2020 at 7:01 am EDT

Firefighters take down a blaze at a rooming house fire in Brampton on May 8, 2020. CITYNEWS/Bert Dandy

Two people are dead after a fire broke out at a rooming house in Brampton overnight.

Emergency crews were called to the home in the area of Queen Street West and Nelson Road around 10:40 p.m. Thursday.

Firefighters were able to knock down the blaze, which caused heavy damage to the home.

When crews searched the house they found the bodies of two people.

No details have been released on the identity of the victims.

No other injuries were reported.

Officials are investigating a possible cause of the fire.