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Residential fire in Montreal’s east end sends man to hospital

The fire broke out early Monday morning.
The fire broke out early Monday morning. Yannick Gadbois/Global News

A man is in hospital after a three-alarm fire in Montreal’s east end on Monday morning.

The fire broke before out in a residential building on Plessis Street between Logan and La Fontaine streets.

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Firefighters performed CPR on the man after pulling him out of the fire.

He was taken to hospital with serious injuries. Montreal police say he remains in critical condition.

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The Red Cross was on site to help evacuees.

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Six units in total were evacuated because of the fire, which caused heavy damage to the building.

— With files from The Canadian Press