Rescue personnel search through the icy rubble
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Quebec fire 'was night from hell'

25 January 2014 Last updated at 02:48 GMT

Canadian emergency crews are battling freezing temperatures to try to rescue as many as 30 old people missing after a massive fire at a nursing home.

Officials confirmed that eight people had died in the blaze, and crews were struggling in temperatures of -21C (-6F) in the town of L'Isle-Verte.

Colm O'Molloy reports.

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