Gatineau twins, 12, pulled from fire in serious condition
Brother and sister alone in apartment on Marengere Road during Saturday night fire
A brother and sister, both 12, were unconscious when rescued from a burning second-floor apartment in Gatineau, late Saturday night.
"I hope they're okay. I'm sad. It's my brother and my sister," he said.
Andrea Miller, Rondeau's girlfriend, said they left for 20 minutes.
"They were sleeping so we thought that they would be okay," Miller said.
Neighbours alerted emergency crews that the boy and girl were inside the building as firefighters battled flames and smoke. More than 20 people were forced out of the burning four-unit building. Damage is estimated at $100,000.
The boy and girl remain in hospital in serious condition.
The Gatineau fire department said the fire started in the kitchen.
Police are investigating.