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Two fires left nine people injured ; Montreal

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Nine people were injured or inconvenienced during two fires in Montreal. A woman was seriously inconvenienced by smoke in an apartment on rue Gascon, in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve district.

The Canadian Press

Nine people were injured or inconvenienced during two fires which occurred in Montreal, Tuesday evening and early Wednesday night.

Among these people, four were taken to hospital.

The life of a 59-year-old woman who was seriously inconvenienced by smoke during Wednesday's fire in an apartment on the street Gascon, in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve district, is in danger.

According to the Montreal City Police Service (SPVM), the three-story residential building was evacuated, but the flames were contained to the apartment where the injured woman resides. At the end of the night, the tenants were able to return home while the woman was treated at the hospital.

The cause of this disaster was not #x27;was not yet known at the end of the night, but the SPVM, which is leading the investigation, doubted that it was of criminal origin.

As for the other fire, it broke out around 9:40 p.m. in a building of 15 apartments on Melrose Street, near the intersection of Wellington Street, in the ;Verdun district.

Three of the eight injured were sent to hospital, but they will all survive, according to the SPVM.

The damage caused to the building is considerable. Investigators from the Montreal Fire Safety Service (SSIM) will shed light on the causes of this disaster.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116