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Firefighter injured in apartment-complex blaze

March 31, 2013, Longueuil, Que. - Thirty people are homeless after a suspicious fire at an apartment complex south of Montreal.

March 31, 2013
By The Canadian Press

Michel Huguenot, fire chief for the City of Longueuil, says traces of accelerants were found at the site of the blaze.

Some 70 firefighters were used to put out the flames, which broke out at around 6:30 a.m. on Friday while many residents were still inside.

Three people suffered minor injuries in the fire, including one firefighter.

The investigation has been handed over to police.

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A local chapter of the Red Cross is helping families who lost their homes.


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