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Man, woman killed in Mississauga townhouse fire

Last Updated Apr 23, 2018 at 7:12 am EDT

A man and woman are dead after a fire at a townhouse in Mississauga on April 22, 2018. CITYNEWS/Josef Fazio

A man and a woman have died after a fire at a townhouse in Mississauga.

Emergency crews arrived at the scene in the Erin Mills Parkway and Burnhamthorpe Road area at around 8 p.m. Sunday.

A man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Paramedics told 680 NEWS a female victim was pulled from the home without vital signs and was taken to hospital. She was being treated for life-threatening injuries and later died in hospital.

Police say a dog was also found deceased in the home.

The identities and ages of the victims have not been released at this time.

Peel police say the fire likely started in the garage and a barbecue could be the cause.

An investigation is ongoing.

A neighbour provided video below of the fire: