Beauharnois fire leaves woman dead

Firefighters have confirmed a woman was killed in a fire at a home in Beauharnois, southwest of Montreal.

Firefighters from neighbouring communities helped put out an overnight fire southwest of Montreal

A two-storey building in Beauharnois was heavily damaged in an overnight fire. (Radio-Canada)

A woman was killed in an overnight a fire at a residential building in Beauharnois, southwest of Montreal.

Neighbours phoned 911 after the fire started around midnight, in a two-story apartment building. 

Firefighters from several neighbouring communities helped put out the fire.

The building was heavily damaged.

The cause has not been confirmed.