September 11, 2019 11:17 am

St-Henri fire leaves woman, 61, in critical condition

Montreal police say the woman was transported to hospital, where she remains in critical condition.

Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press

A 61-year-old woman is in critical condition after a fire broke out late Tuesday night in Montreal’s Sud-Ouest borough.

The fire started around 9:50 p.m. in a building on Beaudoin Street in St-Henri, according to police.

Montreal police spokesperson Jean-Pierre Brabant says the woman was in cardiac arrest when she was found by firefighters.

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The woman was taken to hospital, where she remains in critical condition.

The cause of the fire is unknown, according to police.

An investigation is underway.

— With files from Global News’ Olivia O’Malley and the Canadian Press

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