Deadly fire at Pont-Rouge

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One person was found unconscious by firefighters inside a residence in Pont-Rouge following a fire. The Sûreté du Québec confirmed in the evening that this person died.

It was not possible on Saturday night to obtain further details as to whether the victim was still alive when taken care of by the emergency services.

The fire was declared around 8:15 to 289, rank Saint-Jacques. A woman in her fifties was evacuated quickly. She was not injured, but she suffered a nervous shock.

Around 11am, after controlling the fire, the firemen of Pont-Rouge and Neuville were able to enter the house where they found another person, who was then unconscious.

An investigation is under way to determine the cause of the fire.

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Emma Williams has been a reporter on the news desk since 2015. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Bobr Telegram , Emma Williams worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella.
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