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Montreal police arson squad investigating car fires in Ahuntsic-Cartierville

WATCH ABOVE: Two cars were set on fire in Montreal's Ahuntsic-Cartierville borough.

Montreal police are investigating after two car fires in the Ahuntsic-Cartierville borough.

It happened at 2 a.m. Monday — one near Larose Avenue and the other on Prieur Street.

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It took little time for the Montreal fire department to extinguish the flames.

Officials say they found evidence to suggest the fires were criminal and the cars were parked a block apart.

There were no reported injuries. The arson squad is now investigating.

Two cars were set on fire in Ahuntsic-Cartierville.
Two cars were set on fire in Ahuntsic-Cartierville. Yannick Gadbois/Global News

This is not the first time vehicles have been set on fire in the borough.

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In March, Montreal police received several 911 calls about two cars engulfed in flames at the intersection of Saint-Real and McDuff streets.

READ MORE: Community rallies around tenants forced out of Cartierville apartment by fire

Firefighters said extensive damage to those two vehicles made it difficult to determine the cause of the fire.

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