Three people were injured in an early morning fire in Montreal’s east end.
The fire broke out around 3:15 a.m. in a residential building on Notre-Dame Street East near Lebrun in the Mercier district.
Three people sustained minor injuries, with one of them being taken to hospital.
Police spokesperson Const. Véronique Comtois said traces of an accelerant were found at the scene.
The Montreal police arson squad is investigating.