A fire suspected to Saint-Hyacinthe

News 18 August, 2017
  • Pascal Girard/QMI AGENCY
    The fire of criminal origin of a residential building of the rue La Fontaine, Saint-Hyacinthe, has led to the evacuation of a dozen people.

    QMI agency

    Friday, 18 August, 2017 07:09

    Friday, 18 August, 2017 07:14

    Look at this article

    SAINT-HYACINTHE, qc – A fire that would be suspect is declared in a rooming house in the rue La Fontaine, Saint-Hyacinthe, in Montérégie, Thursday to 23: 15.

    A dozen people have been evacuated and taken care of by the Red Cross, said Audrey-Ann Bilodeau, a spokesperson for the Sûreté du Québec (SQ).

    Two of the victims were slightly injured. The first has been exposed, and the second is cut off by smashing a window.

    Investigators in the fire of the SQ will be on site in the morning to shed light on the causes of the disaster.

    Firefighters have controlled the fire quickly enough, the damage will be limited.