A fire has claimed the life of 72 years old man in Dollard-des-Ormeaux. The firefighters say that the fire started in the basement of a single-family home at about 5 p.m., on Woodside St. near Sunnybrook BLVD.
Patrick Fournel of the Montreal fire department says that when they arrived, the man was already dead. A 76-year-old woman was found dead on the first floor and has been taken to hospital.
The Montreal fire department has confirmed that the woman is in stable condition and there is no fear for her life. The cause of the fire hasn’t been identified although investigations are ongoing.