Elderly woman dies in hospital following fire

An elderly woman has died from her injuries following a fire at a supportive housing facility on Hamilton Road.

Firefighters were called to Maple Village Residence, which is a 45-unit, wheelchair accessible residence around the noon hour.

They fought to keep the woman alive before she was rushed to hospital.

Residents were evacuated due to thick smoke and taken to another residence on a bus.

The fire extinguished on its own and ventiliation work was started at the facility.

The Ontario Fire Marshal is investigating.

Source: Elderly woman dies in hospital following fire | CTV London News

November 16th, 2017|Categories: Post Incident Follow Up|Tags: |
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