Woman in critical condition after suspicious Oshawa, Ont. house fire: police | Globalnews.ca

A woman is in critical condition after a house fire in OshawaOnt., that officials believe is suspicious.

Around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, a fire broke out at 250 McNaughton Avepolice said. Two people were in the house at the time and were able to get out.

A woman inside the home suffered from smoke inhalation and was taken to hospital. She was in life-threatening condition, police said. Her condition has now been upgraded to critical.

Police said the woman is 67 years old.

Durham Regional Police said the fire had been deemed suspicious by the Ontario fire marshal.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Durham police or make an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers.

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