August 11, 2018 11:41 am

Montreal police investigating suspected Saturday morning arson in Dorval

The arson squad is investigating after a fire broke out in a home under construction in Dorval. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018.

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The arson squad is investigating after a home under construction was torched in Dorval Saturday morning.

The blaze broke out at 5:45 a.m. in a house on Handfield Circle, near Dawson Avenue.

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Montreal police spokesperson Jean-Pierre Brabant said the file was transferred to the arson squad after elements at the scene indicated criminal intent.

No one was injured in the blaze.

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At around 11 a.m., the Montreal fire department said in a Twitter post that the fire was under control.

Investigators are at the scene to determine the cause and circumstances surrounding the blaze.


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