Fatal fire on Carleton Street

(Newswatch Group/File)

CORNWALL — One person has died in a fire on Carleton Street, city police have confirmed.

The fire started Sunday afternoon in a home near Easton Avenue.

The Cornwall Community Police Service has secured the scene and an investigation is underway.

Cornwall firefighters, police and paramedics were on the scene around 3 p.m.

Cornwall police say the Ontario Fire Marshal has been called in to investigate.

No other details have been made available.

The cause of the fire is not known at this time.

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