November 27, 2016 11:49 am
Updated: November 27, 2016 7:49 pm

Popular West Island restaurant destroyed by fire

WATCH ABOVE: An overnight fire in Baie d'Urfe tore through Ristorante Linguini, destroying the popular West Island restaurant. As Felicia Parrillo reports, the arson squad was called in to investigate.


Arson investigators are at the scene of a suspicious fire after a building housing a restaurant was engulfed in flames early Sunday morning.

According to Montreal Police, a call came in at 2:15 a.m. about a fire at Ristorante Linguini, a Baie D’Urfe restaurant, located on Highway 40 East, near Lee Avenue.

Approximately 60 firefighters were called in to battle the flames.

Montreal firefighters tackle the blaze at Ristorante Linguini. Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016.

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“The building is completely destroyed,” said police spokesperson, Benoit Boiselle.

There was no one inside the restaurant at the time of the fire.

Police say at the moment, there are no witnesses or suspects.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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