Wed. Feb 19th, 2020

Deadly residential fire in Quebec City claims life of man in his 30s

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The body of a man was discovered inside the building and his death was confirmed at the scene, SQ said.

SAINT-DAMIEN-DE-BUCKLAND — A man in his 30s is dead following an apartment fire overnight from Friday to Saturday in Saint-Damien-de-Buckland, about 50 kilometres south of Quebec City.

Firefighters were called to the residence on Métivier Rd. around 3 a.m., the Sûreté du Québec reported.

The body of a man was discovered inside and his death was confirmed at the scene, SQ spokesperson Louis-Philippe Bibeau said.

Seven people in the six-unit building were evacuated and given assistance by the Red Cross, he added.

The SQ is investigating the fire since it involved a death.

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