May 23, 2019 10:13 am

Police search for suspects in suspicious fire in Montreal North

Montreal police are investigating a suspicious fire at a triplex in Montreal North.

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Montreal police are investigating a suspicious fire at a triplex in Montreal North.

Officers say they believe the fire was set off in the common area of the building on Wednesday at 10:30 p.m.

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Firefighters from the Montreal Fire Department managed to extinguish the flames fairly quickly and limit the damage caused by the blaze.

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The building is located on Querbes Street, near the intersection of Jarry Street West in Montreal’s Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension borough.

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The incident was deemed suspicious and the investigation was transferred to Montreal police.

There is a security perimeter around the building and the tenants of the triplex were able to return to their homes on Thursday morning.

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There have been no arrests so far.

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