Gatineau house closely broken by basement fireplace, no accidents

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Working alarms had been credited by Gatineau firefighters for the secure evacuation of a gaggle of 4 folks from a fireplace that severely broken a home early Tuesday at 27 Rue de Condé within the metropolis’s Angers district.

Firefighters acquired the decision at about 11:20 p.m. Monday and so they discovered heavy smoke and flames popping out of the house’s basement.

All 4 grownup residents had been already exterior the constructing and firefighters targeting containing the blaze to the basement space.

The fireplace was declared underneath management at about 2 a.m. immediately. There have been no reported accidents.

Damages had been estimated at $370,000.