FirE ForCEs 125 out oF DAyCArE
Fire officials say an electrical panel caught fire in a daycare centre on St. Raymond Boulevard in Gatineau on Monday, briefly forcing 125 children and staff out of the building. Firefighters put out the fire before it spread and damage was minor. The fireatAuPaysdeCornemuse began around 9:45 a.m. and Gatineau sent eight trucks and 25 firefighters. They had the fire out within 20 minutes, and opened up the building to clear away the smoke. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but it has been traced to an electrical panel.