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Montreal firefighter’s drowning death in the Lachine rapids ‘accidental,’ coroner says

April 28, 2023 
By Jacob Serebrin, The Canadian Press

April 28, 2023, Montreal – Quebec coroner Géhane Kamel has found that Montreal firefighter Pierre Lacroix’s death during a rescue operation in the Lachine Rapids in October 2021 was “accidental.” In her report made public Thursday, Kamel noted certain shortcomings on the night of the tragedy and made a series of recommendations to various authorities, including the Montreal Fire Department (SSIM) and the Ministry of Public Safety. CTV News reports. | READ MORE

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