Early on Tuesday, October 27, at around 4:30 a.m., a 911 call was placed for a fire in a Montreal apartment building near Rosemont station.

Service de sécurité incendie de Montréal arrived on the scene, before requesting the help of the SPVM.

According to updates made by Véronique Comtois, media relations officer for the SPVM, at 7:45 a.m., while the fire department was working to extinguish the fire, the 17-year-old was discovered unconscious on the ground.

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The cause of the fire is still unknown.

Véronique Comtois, media relations officer for the SPVM

She was transported to the hospital and passed away there.

MTL Blog also spoke with a representative at Service de sécurité incendie de Montréal, who said that four people have also been taken to the hospital for "smoke inhaling."

We spoke to the department around 10:30 a.m. and there were no updates to be given on their conditions.

The fire went up to what the representative called a "second alarm," resulting in 65 firefighters being dispatched to the scene.

By 5:38 a.m., the fire was put out.

There are no updates yet as to what caused the fire.

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