Nova Scotia

Cape Breton man dies in house fire

A 70-year-old Cape Breton man is dead after a fire Saturday night in the community of Florence.

A 70-year-old Cape Breton man is dead after a fire Saturday night in the community of Florence.

Police and fire crews arrived at the home on the Bras d'Or-Florence Road just before 8 p.m.

The man was taken to Northside General Hospital where he died of his injuries.

His wife, who was also in the house at the time, was not hurt.

The victim's name wasn't released.

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