11/20/2014 06:58 EST | Updated 01/20/2015 05:59 EST

Laval condo fire seriously injures senior

An 87-year-old woman was taken to hospital to be treated for serious burns after an overnight fire in a condo building in Laval.

The woman has burns to 80 per cent of her body.

The fire broke out at 1:30 a.m. in the building on Havre des Îles Avenue, in the Chomedey district.

There are about 300 units in the building.

Nobody else was injured in the fire.

The cause of the fire appears to be accidental.