Fire that killed two people in Mississauga deemed ‘suspicious’


Published December 10, 2022 at 5:33 pm

The investigation is ongoing into Saturday’s fatal fire in Mississauga, which has been deemed suspicious by the Office of the Fire Marshal.

At 1:15 a.m. on Dec. 10, Peel Regional Police received reports of a house fire in the area of Genovese Place and Armando Avenue in Mississauga.

A one-alarm blaze was discovered in the basement of the home.

Mississauga Fire extricated two victims from the residence, who were both pronounced dead at the scene.

The Office of the Fire Marshal was notified and began investigating shortly after.

“The Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office has determined the fire to be suspicious; however, it is too early in the investigation to provide details on the exact circumstances surrounding the cause of the fire,” said police.

There’s no word yet on any potential suspects.

Peel police’s Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau has been contacted and will be taking over the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the fire is asked to contact police at 905-453-2121 ext. 3205.

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