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Fire at seniors’ building leaves man dead

May 1, 2017, Brampton, Ont. - A 71-year-old man has died after a fire in a seniors' residence in Brampton, Ont.

May 1, 2017  By The Canadian Press

Firefighters were called to the residence just after 6 a.m. Sunday, where the fire was contained to a bedroom on the fourth floor.

The man was pulled out without vital signs and was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say two other people were treated for minor injuries, including a firefighter.

Residents on the first floor of the building have been allowed to return to their homes, but fourth-floor residents are being kept away.


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