Fatal House Fire Update - Deceased Identified

Source: Area OPP
Date: Thu Dec 27 07:33:13 MST 2018

(MORRIS-TURNBERRY, ON) - Just before 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 North Huron Fire Department, Huron County Paramedic Services and officers from the Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment and Wingham Police Service responded to a house fire located on Josephine Street North just outside of Wingham.

Upon arrival emergency responders found the single dwelling home fully engulfed by fire. Fire crews entered into the home whereupon they searched the residence and located a male that was later pronounced deceased at the scene.

The deceased has been identified as Steven CHRISTIE, 55 years of age from Morris-Turnberry.

Members from the Huron OPP Crime Unit along with officers from the Mount Forest OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) Unit continue to investigate with the assistance of the Coroner's Office and the Office of the Fire Marshal (OFM).

A post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place tomorrow.

Foul play is not suspected.

Any person with information regarding this fire is asked to contact Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 524-8314.


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