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Quebec City house fire leaves 2 dead

Firefighters say they found two people unconscious when they arrived at the scene of the fire in the borough of Cité-Limoilou. They were unable to revive them.

Victims found unconscious in home, firefighters unable to revive them

The fire broke out in a single-floor home in the borough of Cité-Limoilou. (Jérémie Legault/Radio-Canada)

Two people are dead following a house fire overnight in the Quebec City borough of Cité-Limoilou.

Jean-François Daigle, a spokesperson for the local fire department, said firefighters found two people unconscious when they arrived at the residence at around 3:30 a.m.

Paramedics and firefighters tried to revive them but were unsuccessful, Daigle said.

The victims have not been identified. 

Investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fire.

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