A Markham house fire has claimed the life of a 71-year-old woman.
York Regional Police (YRP) and Markham Fire and Emergency Services responded to the fire, which broke out shortly before noon on Nov. 20. A woman found inside the Galbraith Crescent home was taken to hospital, where she died from her injuries.
The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to contact the YRP Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-287-5025, ext. 7541, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at 1800222tips.com.