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One dead, eight homeless after N.S. blaze

Sept. 9, 2009, Waterville, N.S. — One person is dead after a fire that destroyed a two-storey rooming house overnight in Waterville, N.S.

September 9, 2009
By The Canadian Press

The Red Cross says eight tenants managed to escaped the burning building early today.

Most fled with only the clothes they were wearing.

The organization says two of the tenants were treated in hospital.

The rooming house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation.