The Canadian Press

1981-05-22 | Chapais-Fire-Sentenced

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Twenty-two year old laborer Florent Cantin was given eight years in prison for setting a fire in Capias, Quebec, that killed 48 people. Canadian Press reporter Heather Boyd had this report.

Date: 1981-05-22
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Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 27 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << did not testify during his trial but one witness told the court he heard the twenty two year old labor yelled my fault it's my fault just after the fire began can't pay had admitted to the fire commissioner's hearing that he had held a lighter up to a decoration made of dried fruit about he wanted he said to liven up the party by pretending to set a fire it wouldn't open at the club wouldn't open flame within minutes the other boys >>

Clip ID: 19810522CNCP01