Person dead after fire in western Quebec

Firefighters in western Quebec discovered a body inside the buiding. The victim's identity hasn't been made public. (Gian-Paolo Mendoza/CBC - image credit)
Firefighters in western Quebec discovered a body inside the buiding. The victim's identity hasn't been made public. (Gian-Paolo Mendoza/CBC - image credit)

A fire broke out early Saturday in the municipality of Boileau, located in the Outaouais region of Quebec.

According to the Sûreté du Québec, the fire started around 1 a.m. in a residence on chemin Marcil.

Once the fire was under control, firefighters discovered a body inside the house.

The identity of the victim hasn't been revealed.

The origin of the blaze is unknown at this time and the residence is considered a total loss.

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