Montreal police investigate after woman injured in apartment fire

Montreal police say the body was found by collection workers. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Mario Beauregard

Montreal police are investigating after a woman was hospitalized following a residential fire early Friday in the city’s Sud-Ouest borough.

The fire department was responding to the call around 1 a.m. at the apartment building at the corner of Marin Avenue and St-Jacques Street.

Firefighters discovered the 35-year-old woman in an apartment, where she was unconscious.

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The victim was taken to hospital, but her condition was stable.

The cause of the fire is not yet known, but police are investigating.

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