60 homes in Montreal area still too dangerous for residents to return

    Of the more than 1,000 flood-damaged homes the city of Montreal has inspected since last Saturday, 60 are still considered too much of a health or safety risk to allow homeowners to return, city officials announced on Thursday.

    A team of inspectors initially identified 85 homes as being too dangerous — giving them a special “code red” designation — but 25 have since been re-categorized after being more thoroughly examined this week, the Montreal fire department’s Louise Desrosiers said at a news conference held in the Pierrefonds—Roxboro borough.

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