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Old 01-23-2014, 10:12 PM   #11
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so many of the elderly residents at this facility were physically or mentally helpless to save themselves.
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Old 01-23-2014, 10:51 PM   #12
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Sorry, I got it from the Montreal News...not sure exactly where it happened.
Why are you watching Montreal news? Not sayin' you shouldn't.
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Old 01-23-2014, 10:57 PM   #13
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Why are you watching Montreal news? Not sayin' you shouldn't.
It was on the national news here.
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Old 01-23-2014, 11:51 PM   #14
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Why are you watching Montreal news? Not sayin' you shouldn't.
It made our national news...I looked into it further online and wanted to pay my respects using a link that was official.
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Old 01-24-2014, 12:23 AM   #15
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That is just heartbreaking. I can't imagine the fear and panic they must have felt.
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Old 01-24-2014, 12:44 AM   #16
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What a very sad and tragic event. My thoughts go out to those people affected.
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Old 01-24-2014, 02:08 AM   #17
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We've been watching this as well. it is the second Quebec small community to have a major tragedy happen in recent times.

Last year was the oil train that exploded in a downtown area of a small town.

So tragic because when a fire this serious happens there are people who are never recovered but you know they are gone.

My heart breaks for the families and the community as a whole.
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Old 01-24-2014, 02:15 AM   #18
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Oh no. I saw this on the news, and it made me cry. I'm so very sorry, and I've said prayers of this.

I don't have words for the hurt I feel. I'm so very sorry.

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Old 01-24-2014, 03:03 AM   #19
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I don't know about other states, but here in Massachusetts, all facilities for the elderly must have an adequate sprinkler system. I have seven sprinkler heads in my apartment. They are tied to the alarm system that is tied to fire headquarters telling them what apartment the fire is located in. It will after a few minutes set off all the sprinklers throughout the building. Today, even construction of new homes have sprinkler system.

My heart and prayers go out to all the families. You think you have put your loved one in a safe environment only to find out that you were very wrong. Who thinks to check to see if there is a sprinkler system? And a few for the victims.
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