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1 man displaced after rooming house fire in Edmundston, N.B.

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One man was displaced by a fire confined to one unit of a rooming house in Edmundston, N.B., on Friday.

According to the Canadian Red Cross, the fire was reported around 2 a.m. on Monseigneur Plourde Avenue.

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The Canadian Red Cross said the unit that caught fire is in the same rooming house from which 19 tenants were evacuated in September 2019 after police discovered a possible “clandestine drug lab” in the building.

The Edmundston Police Force said at the time that officers discovered products and equipment possibly related to drug production in a rooming house.

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For now, the man is staying with a friend and has been assisted by the Canadian Red Cross with emergency purchases like food and other basics, according to the organization.

There were no injuries from the fire.