L’ISLE-VERTE, Que. — Quebec provincial police confirm at least three people are dead and about 30 are missing in a fire destroyed a seniors residence in eastern Quebec.
The massive fire in the 52-unit complex broke out around 12:30 a.m. ET in L’Isle-Verte, about 30 kilometres east of Riviere-du-Loup.
Initial reports said 20 residents had been transported to safety, but it was unclear just how many residents were missing in the inferno.
The complex also housed a social agency, a pharmacy and a hair salon.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A central California retirement home is defending one of its nurses who refused pleas by a 911 operator to perform CPR on an elderly woman who later died, saying the nurse was following policy.
“Is there anybody that’s willing to help this lady and not let her die,” dispatcher Tracey Halvorson says on a 911 tape released by the Bakersfield Fire Department aired by several media outlets on Sunday.
The Frontline/ProPublica investigation into assisted living facilities began airing on PBS earlier this week, but PBS stations are not always known for having the easiest to follow schedules, and some folks can’t always catch the show when it airs. Thankfully, there’s embeddable video of the entire show so you can watch the episode online whenever you want.
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