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2nd fire at Westmount residence being investigated as arson

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Fire at Westmount residence investigated
WATCH ABOVE: The Montreal police arson squad is investigating a fire that broke out at a home in Westmount – Mar 13, 2019

The Montreal police arson squad is investigating a fire that broke out in the City of Westmount on Wednesday morning.

The blaze began inside a home on Edgehill Road around 1:30 a.m.

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According to police, it appears that someone threw a Molotov cocktail through a window on the ground floor of the single-family home.

Firefighters extinguished the fire, which caused an estimated $50,000 in damages.

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Last October, a car at the home was also set on fire, according to authorities.

Officers say no one was home at the time of the fire.

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