On Wednesday January 6, 2021, at approximately 2:30 pm, members from the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a residential fire on Norton Lane in the town of Colborne.
Cramahe Township Fire Department attended the scene shortly after police arrived at the confirmed structure fire. A female occupant was removed from the blaze by firefighters and was transported by Northumberland paramedics to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced deceased.
The victim has been identified as 45-year-old Tanya Skeew Hawk of Cramahe Township.
OPP secured the location while the Office of the Fire Marshal conducted an investigation.
This fire has been deemed non suspicious in nature.