Longueuil woman dead in house fire
A 78-year old woman died in hospital last night, hours after she accidentally set herself on fire while smoking.
Longueuil police say firefighters responded to a 911 call at around 6pm Thursday to a home on Tisseur St. in Greenfield Park.
They found the woman insideand she was rushed tohospital where she passed away a few hours later.
The fire caused only a few hundred dollars in damages.
Police say while the woman's death is considered a tragic accident a coroner will also investigate.
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