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Cascades paper announces closing of Laval napkin facility

Montreal-based paper manufacturer Cascades Inc. announced on Wednesday that it will be closing its Laval napkin-making facility at the end of June. The company says...

Fire forces evacuation at École secondaire Curé Antoine Labelle in Sainte-Rose

A fire that broke out Thursday in a computer room at École secondaire Curé Antoine Labelle in Laval’s Sainte-Rose sector caused an estimated $80,000 in damage and generated smoke that caused one person to be transported to hospital for treatment.

According to the Laval Fire Department, the school’s 2,400 students had to be evacuated after the fire started around 1 pm Thursday, but were back in class by the middle of the afternoon.

Around a dozen firefighters were called to the scene of the blaze and an investigation has been opened into the possible causes.

Martin C. Barry
Martin C. Barryhttp://www.lavalnews.ca
Local Journalism Initiative Reporter for the Laval News. During his 23 years of covering political and community issues in the Montreal region, Marty has won numerous journalism awards from the Quebec Community Newspapers Association for written coverage as well as for photography. marty@newsfirst.ca

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