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Apartment fire forces 4 West Island families from their homes

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WATCH ABOVE: Four families were forced from their homes after a fire damaged an apartment building in Dollard-des-Ormeaux.

Four families were forced out of their homes on Monday night after a fire damaged an apartment building in Dollard-des-Ormeaux, in Montreal’s West Island.

The blaze started around 9 p.m. in a multi-unit building on Sources Boulevard.

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Officials say the fire broke out in a third-floor apartment and spread to the roof.

Firefighters say they quickly controlled the flames, and four apartments were damaged.

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The four families have been taken in by the Red Cross as an investigation is being conducted into what happened.

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