House fire in Montreal claims two lives.


MONTREAL — Two people are dead following a New Year’s Eve house fire in east-end Montreal.

Neighbours who spotted flames called 911 at about 9 p.m.

Police spokesman Jean-Pierre Brabant says an elderly man and woman were found in the home.

Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

Brabant says the fire is under investigation, but it appears to have been accidental.

No names have been released.

31/12/2015 23:31  By: Metro News