Residents escape fire at senior's home

First responders including police, firefighters and ambulance technicians worked quickly last night after a fire broke out at a seniors residence in Mirabel.

The first alarm sounded at around 11 p.m. at the Faubourg du Domaine, in Saint-Janvier.

About two dozen people were evacuated from the building.

One person is in hospital in serious condition.

The fire is believed to have started in a third floor apartment but the cause is unknown.