One person dead following Gatineau fire

One person is dead after an apartment fire in Gatineau.

The blaze broke out in a second floor apartment at a five-storey building at 260 Rue Mutchmore around 6:15 p.m. Thursday night.

Gatineau Fire says firefighters discovered a body when they entered the apartment to control the blaze.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Gatineau Police are investigating the death.

Roughly 150 people were forced out of the building when the fire started.