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Two alarm fires in an apartment building in Dartmouth cause enormous damage

Two alerts were fired at Dartmouth's apartment on Sunday morning, evacuating two unit tenants.

Suzanne DeVenne, who lives in a building 270 blocks on Windmill Road, told Global News that she woke up to the sound of a fire alarm shortly before 8am and immediately grabbed two dogs and got them. out.

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"I took them down and put them in the car, and when I looked back, there was almost a cloud of mushrooms and a huge black smoke swirling from behind in the hall opposite my apartment. Of the building, "she said.

Chief Pat Klein of the Harifax district said the first crew member arrived and immediately called the second alarm. This means that more resources are needed.

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"They are inside I put out the fire, "he said.

The fire started in an apartment on the ground floor, and Klein said the tenant of that unit was able to escape himself.

"(Tenant) was taken to the hospital with a non-life-threatening injury and was examined," Klein said.

Canadian Red Cross volunteers were there on Sunday to assist tenants in the apartment building. Alexa MacLean / Global News

Similarly, the woman behind the building must be rescued by a firefighter from the balcony. did not. Medical problems made it difficult for her to evacuate the building.

"She was checked by EHS and she was fine," he said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, and the Canadian Red Cross is supporting tenants in two units, one that broke out and the apartment on the second floor above it, due to the devastating damage. increase.

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