Woman dies in Kanata house fire
OTTAWA -- A woman in her 50s has died in a morning house fire in Kanata.
Ottawa Fire responded to reports of smoke and flames coming from a three-storey row house on Torcastle Way around 11:25 a.m. Wednesday. The fire was located in an upstairs bedroom.
It took firefighters about 20 minutes to get the fire under control.
Ottawa Fire says firefighters rescued a woman in her 50s from a bedroom in the home. Ottawa Paramedics say despite resuscitation efforts by paramedics, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
A second person was treated at the scene for minor burns.
The Ottawa Police Arson Unit, Ottawa Fire and the Ontario Fire Marshal's Office are investigating the fire.