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Fire hits historic house in North Burnaby

Fire destroyed a historic home in North Burnaby on Thursday sending a mother and her daughter to hospital.


The blaze broke out in the early afternoon at the house on Sperling Avenue at Aubrey Street that was built in 1919. Assistant fire chief Les Strange told CBC TV the mother suffered upper body burns trying to put the fire out. Thirty firefighters and six trucks were called to the scene.

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