Two tenants given CPR at fire scene

Looking south on Lefebvre Ave., a fire in the multi-unit building, near left, sent two people to hospital on Dec. 11, 2014. (Photo/Jacob Dubois)

CORNWALL – Two people had to be given CPR after a fire in a multi-unit building Wednesday night.

Emergency dispatchers received a 911 call around 7:10 p.m. about a house on fire at 109 Lefebvre Avenue.

Four vehicles and ten firefighters responded to the scene and were able to quickly put out the flames.

Two tenants were from pulled from the building and given CPR before being taken to hospital by ambulance.

The cause of the fire is not known at this time.

The Cornwall Fire Department’s fire prevention branch is investigating.

Two people, unidentified, stand outside this multi-residental building. There was a fire at this home at 109 Lefebvre Ave. around 7 p.m. on Dec. 11, 2014 which sent two people to hospital. (Photo/Jacob Dubois)
Two people, unidentified, stand outside this multi-residental building. There was a fire at this home at 109 Lefebvre Ave. around 7 p.m. on Dec. 11, 2014 which sent two people to hospital. (Photo/Jacob Dubois)
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