Fire in Sudbury, Ont., kills two, sends two more to hospital

SUDBURY, Ont. – Police say there will be an investigation after a fire in Sudbury, Ont., killed two people and sent two more to hospital.

Emergency services were called to a residence early Sunday morning, with four people in the unit where the fire originated.

A 37-year-old man escaped the fire by jumping from a second-storey window.

Police say a 50-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman were pronounced dead on the scene.

A 33-year-old woman sustained critical injuries and was transported to hospital along with the 37-year-old man.

None of the other building’s other residents sustained any injuries, but a number of them were displaced and the Red Cross is helping them find new accommodations.

Sudbury police, the coroner’s office, and the Ontario Fire Marshall are collaborating on an investigation.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 11, 2021.