Emergency Services Investigating Fire in area of Victoria Street in Kitchener

Waterloo Region, Ontario - Waterloo Regional Police are investigating a fire that occurred in the area of Victoria Street North and Locust Street in Kitchener. 

On December 2, 2022, at approximately 1:40 a.m., emergency services responded to reports of a small building on fire. 

The Kitchener Fire Department extinguished the fire. 

During a search of the structure, an individual was located deceased. 

The investigation is ongoing by members of the Waterloo Regional Police Service, the Office of the Chief Coroner and the Office of the Fire Marshal. 

Anyone with information is encouraged to call police at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Anonymous tips can also be submitted at www.waterloocrimestoppers.com.

Occ: 22-294761 (924)

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Waterloo Regional Police Service
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519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8188

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