On Friday, March 16, 2018 at approximately 6:25 a.m., the Rockland Fire Department, Prescott-Russell Emergency Services and Russell County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to the scene of a structure fire on Caron Street in Rockland.
The fire broke out in a detached garage and resulted in one fatality. Paul SARAZIN, 60 years of age, of Rockland was found deceased at the scene.
The cause of the fire is unknown but foul play is not suspected.
The Russell County OPP Crime Unit , OPP Forensic Identification Services Unit (FISU), Coroner and the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal assisted in the investigation, which is continuing.
While you are here, we have a small ask.
More people are reading The Review than ever before — across our many platforms. So far, we have not put up a paywall to limit the stories you can read. We want to keep you in the news loop. But advertising revenues are increasingly going to the big two: you know who they are. If you value The Review’s independent, local community journalism, or you value the many ways we support dozens of community organizations in their endeavours, consider supporting our work. It takes time, effort and professional smarts to stay on top of community news and present well-researched, objective news articles on issues which matter to you.
If you read stories on this website, or you have come here from an Instant Article post on Facebook, think about subscribing. It would be a vote of confidence for the work that we do, and for the future well-being of your community.
Latest posts by Louise Sproule (see all)
- More than 1,200 local students are practicing mindfulness in their schools - February 18, 2019
- Walker-runner Bob Hardy wants to teach everyone to walk a long way, stay healthy - February 18, 2019
- Champlain councillors continue budget discussions: trucks, day care, campground, user fees - February 18, 2019