5 died as fire hit nursing home in Canada

A nursing home in Canada was hit by a deadly fire on Thursday morning, nytimes.com reported. At least five (5) people were found dead while 30 were missing.

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The fire struck the seniors' home in L’Isle-Verte, Quebec, where victims were identified as mostly aged about 80-years or older.

The nursing home Prime Minister Stephen Harper told media:
We can keep a bit of hope, but in reality there seems to have been a considerable loss of life
The structure has three storeys, with some portion made of woods.

The cold weather prevented the fire fighters from rendering help effectively.

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