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Fatal fire probed

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The Kenora OPP currently is on the scene of a fire in the Lakeside area of Kenora.

The OPP and Kenora Fire Department were called just after 11:30 a.m., yesterday to a residence on First Avenue South.

When police and fire arrived, the building was engulfed in flames.

Firefighters located a single body within the home.

The identification of the deceased has been withheld pending next of kin notification.

The scene is being held until the arrival of the Ontario Fire Marshall.

The investigation is continuing with the assistance of the Northwest Region Crime Unit and the Kenora Forensic Identification Unit.

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