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Trois-Rivières fire leaves one person dead

One person is dead after a fire in a Trois-Rivières triplex Sunday night. The fire was contained to a basement apartment on Sainte-Marguerite Street.

The fire was contained to a basement apartment on Sainte-Marguerite Street.

The fire was contained to a basement apartment on Sainte-Marguerite Street where the victim lived at around 10:45 p.m. (Radio-Canada)

One person is dead after a fire in a Trois-Rivières triplex Sunday night. 

The fire started at around 10:45pm in a basement apartment where the victim lived on Sainte-Marguerite Street.

Firefighters helped one person who lived on the main floor to safety.

They were able to put out the fire quickly, and damage was limited to the basement.

Police are investigating to determine the identity of the victim and the cause of the fire. 

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