La Tuque: a body found in a burned chalet

La Tuque: a body found in a burned chalet

UPDATE DAY

A body was found in the rubble of a cottage that was destroyed by a violent fire Wednesday morning, in La Tuque, Mauricie. 

A shortly before 8 a.m., citizens contacted the emergency services to advise them that a fire was in progress in the chalet.

The fire completely destroyed the building and the occupant of the premises was missing. the call. During the search, the body of a person was found in the rubble. According to the Sûreté du Québec, everything suggests that it is the remains of the occupant of the premises, who lived there alone.

An investigation has been opened to establish the cause and the circumstances of this tragic event.