Police, fire officials investigate fatal house fire

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On February 21, 2023, at approximately 6:40 am, police received a report of a structure fire at a residence in the 100 block of Frederick Street.  When police and Brandon Fire and Emergency Services (BFES) arrived on scene there were visible flames and smoke billowing out of the residence.  BFES immediately began extinguishing the fire.  At approximately 7:15 am, BFES made entry into the residence and located a deceased male.  He is believed to be the lone occupant from the residence.  Brandon Police Service Major Crime Section and the Office of the Fire Commissioner continue to investigate the cause of the fire.