February 15, 2018 6:15 am

Van parked in residential driveway in Montreal North targeted by arsonists

The arson squad is investigating an early morning fire in Montreal North. Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018,

Yannick Gadbois/Global News.

The arson squad is investigating after an early morning vehicle fire in Montreal North.

Police were called in to lend assistance to the fire department at 2 a.m. on Thursday.

Montreal police spokesperson Caroline Chèvrefils said the van was parked in the driveway of a residence located on Salk Avenue, near Henri-Bourassa Boulevard East.

“The fire was quickly brought under control,” she said. “The vehicle was a total loss, but there was little damage to the property.”

READ MORE: Montreal North car fire investigated by arson squad

There are no suspects and no witnesses.

The vehicle has been towed for forensic analysis. The investigation is ongoing.

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