Yellow caution tape surrounded the home hours after the fire and police cruisers were stationed outside. The large window pane at the front of the house is broken, exposing the inside of the home.
Emergency services responded to the house fire on Appalachian Crescent in the Alpine Village area of Kitchener the southwest part of the city at around 3:50 a.m.
One person dead after early morning fire at Kitchener home
Police are expected to be at the scene for some time as an investigation including the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal, the coroners officer and Kitcheners fire department, continues.
One dead after Kitchener house fire (update)
Police say they were called to the home on Appalachian Crescent near the area of Ottawa Street and Strasburg Road around 3:50 a.m. on Monday.
Officers are on scene of a home on Appalachian Crescent in Kitchener, but can't confirm any details at this time. The home looks to have been damaged, the WRPS website indicates a report of a fire on this street early this morning @570NEWS pic.twitter.com/RjciTjfat1
Waterloo Regional Police, along with the Kitchener Fire Department and the Ontario Fire Marshal are investigating.