July 11, 2019 12:47 pm

Apartment fire in northwestern New Brunswick leaves one man dead

RCMP and fire crews responded to an apartment building on Canada Street in Saint-Quentin shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday.

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One man is dead following an early morning fire in northwestern New Brunswick.

RCMP and fire crews responded to an apartment building on Canada Street in Saint-Quentin shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday.

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Police say an unconscious 63-year-old man was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The building’s other tenants were unhurt.

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The RCMP and provincial fire marshal’s office are investigating, but do not believe the fire to be suspicious.

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