June 25, 2016 5:49 pm
Updated: June 25, 2016 7:34 pm

Fire forces residents out of Saint-Michel duplex

WATCH ABOVE: The Montreal Police arson squad is now investigating a fire that broke out in an eight-apartment duplex in Saint-Michel.


VILLERAY-SAINT-MICHEL – A fire broke out in a duplex on Bélair Street near Saint-Michel Boulevard on Friday night.

Montreal Police were called at around 11 p.m. by the Montreal fire department to perform traffic control around the area.

The fire heavily damaged one of the eight apartments which was on the second floor of the duplex.

No one was injured.

Investigators couldn’t pin point where the fire started or what caused it and transferred the investigation to the Montreal Police arson squad.

Residents of the other apartments in the duplex have now returned to their homes.


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