GUILDFORD — Police say a 55-year-old man is dead and a middle-aged woman is in hospital after a fire in Guildford early Wednesday morning.
The blaze is believed to have started just before 1 a.m. at a home in the 9000-block of 148th Street.
When police arrived they found the man suffering from burns and he was confirmed dead at the scene. The woman, who suffered smoke inhalation, was taken to hospital in serious condition.
Sergeant Alanna Dunlop told the Now this is a “non-suspicious death” and that Surrey RCMP are now assisting the Coroner with their investigation.
Anyone with further information is asked to call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or, to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or solvecrime.ca.