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One dead after apartment fire

March 31, 2008, Sombra, Ont. - Ontario Provincial Police say a 52-year-old woman is dead after a fire broke out in an apartment building south of Sarnia on Sunday.

March 31, 2008  By The Canadian Press



Lambton OPP said Sunday that the fire was traced to a smoldering mattress inside one of the apartments.

 

When fire crews arrived on the scene, they found the woman unconscious inside the unit.

 

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She was rushed to a Wallaceburg hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police have not yet released her name.

 

The building sustained only minor smoke damage during the fire.


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