Fire: cpr may have been necessary to save a woman

News 25 August, 2017
  • Erik Peters/QMI AGENCY

    QMI agency

    Friday, 25 August, 2017 04:27

    Friday, 25 August, 2017 09:43

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    LONGUEUIL | Thursday, in the late evening, the fire of Longueuil had to perform cpr on a woman found unconscious in a compartment of a building set on fire in Longueuil.

    At around 23: 15 p.m., the fire department received a call indicating that a fire was burning in a building of two dwellings to the street, Dorothy, in the borough of Greenfield Park.

    On entering the apartment on the ground floor, the firefighters found an unconscious woman, was reported by Normand Lavallée, spokesman for the fire safety Service of the agglomeration of Longueuil.

    The cpr that they performed on the woman were allowed that we fear more for his life at the time she was transported to a hospital.

    It is in the basement as the fire was discovered, but the fire had spread to the ground floor when the firemen arrived on the scene.

    The 30 firefighters who fought the blaze managed to prevent the fire spreading to the building attached to the one that burned.

    The two units are uninhabitable, and the damages are assessed to 140 000 $.

    The investigation was entrusted to the police of Longueuil.