Woman found dead following fire at seniors complex

The RCMP say a 71-year-old woman has died following a fire at a seniors complex in Coles Island.

Emergency crews were called to the six-unit Grand Washademoak Lions Seniors Complex on Route 715 around 5 a.m. on Tuesday.

Police say the victim was located dead at the scene.

Five other residents were safely evacuated and are being cared for with the assistance of the Red Cross.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, however it's not considered suspicious at this time.