Colborne house fire claims life of 45-year-old woman

Victim identified as Tanya Skeew Hawk of Cramahe Township in Northumberland County

Northumberland OPP and Cramahe Township Fire Department vehicles responding to a house fire in the town of Colborne on January 6, 2021, which claimed the life of a 45-year-old woman. (Photo; OPP)
Northumberland OPP and Cramahe Township Fire Department vehicles responding to a house fire in the town of Colborne on January 6, 2021, which claimed the life of a 45-year-old woman. (Photo; OPP)

A 45-year-old woman is dead following a house fire in the town of Colborne on Wednesday (January 6).

At around 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, Northumberland OPP were notified of a fire at a home on Norton Lane.

Shortly after police arrived at the scene, Cramahe Township Fire Department also arrived and removed a female occupant from the blaze.

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Northumberland paramedics transported her to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

The OPP have since identified the victim as Tanya Skeew Hawk, 45, of Cramahe Township in Northumberland County.

OPP secured the location while the Office of the Fire Marshal conducted an investigation.

The fire has been deemed non suspicious in nature.

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