One person has been confirmed deceased, as the result of a residential fire in Clarence-Rockland last weekend.

On Saturday, January 29, shortly after 6 a.m., Russell County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a residential fire on Rollin Road in Saint-Pascal-Baylon. Clarence-Rockland Fire Department members also attended the scene to extinguish the blaze.

One person was unaccounted for when the emergency responders arrived and another person was transported to the hospital by the Prescott-Russell Emergency Medical Services (EMS) with non-life threatening injuries.

Following a search of the residence, a body was recovered inside.. The deceased victim has been identified as, Annie HILHORST, age 83, from St-Pascal-Baylon.

The OPP has concluded the investigation.