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.

By NewsChaserNTHLD

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