Solemn memorial held for Quebec fire victims; crews continue search for bodies

Residents of L’Isle-Verte, Que., gathered at the local church Sunday to mourn the victims of a fierce blaze at a seniors’ residence that killed at least 10 people, with another 22 presumed dead.

Quebec Premier Pauline Marois attended the solemn mass, which began at around 2 p.m., before meeting with first responders, psychologists and social workers who have been offering help and support to the community of 1,400 people.

Marois arrived in L’Isle-Verte Sunday morning to offer her condolences, and to see first-hand the results of the fire.

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