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Two teens seriously injured in Lachute fire

November 26, 2021  By The Canadian Press


Nov. 26, 2021, Lachute, Que. – Two young men were seriously injured after a fire in Lachute, in the Laurentians, Friday morning.

At 3:45 a.m., the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) received a phone call about the blaze, in a building undergoing renovations.

Almost at the same time, “police received a report of two individuals in very bad shape who were in the vicinity of the business heavily damaged by the flames,” explained Sergeant Maïté Bolduc, a spokesperson with the SQ.

She said the men, aged 18 and 19, “had significant burns on their bodies,” and “they were transported to the hospital in critical condition.”

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An investigation is underway to understand the circumstances surrounding the fire.


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