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Two women found dead after fire sweeps through Cape Breton home

DOMINION, N.S. — Two women have been found dead after a house fire in Cape Breton.

Police say the home on Villa Nova Drive in Dominion, N.S., was fully engulfed when officers arrived to assist the fire department at about 12:30 p.m. on Saturday.

The women — aged 83 and 51 — were found dead inside.

A man escaped without injury.

Cape Breton regional police say their forensic identification unit and the fire marshal's office are investigating, but a cause has not yet been determined.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

The Canadian Press

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