Investigation into Residential Fire Continues

Two males were rescued from a Concession Street residence fire last night. One male has succumbed to his injuries while the other remains hospitalized.

On Tuesday, February 9, 2021, shortly before 9:30 p.m., Hamilton Police and emergency service partners attended a residence located at 326 Concession Street for a working fire. Two males were located inside the residence and were transported to the hospital for further medical treatment. One male, 55-years-of-age has since succumbed to injuries incurred in the fire. The second male, 58-years-of-age remains in hospital in critical but stable condition.

The Mountain Division Criminal Investigations Branch initially responded for the incident.

The office of the Ontario Fire Marshall was contacted and have taken over the investigation with the assistance of the Hamilton Police Service.

A police presence is expected at the residence during this time.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective Sergeant Marco DelConte by calling 905-546-3851.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com