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Three injured after early morning fire in Montreal’s east end

Montreal police are investigating after an early-morning fire in the city's east end.
Montreal police are investigating after an early-morning fire in the city's east end. TVA

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.

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Police spokesperson Const. Véronique Comtois said traces of an accelerant were found at the scene.

The Montreal police arson squad is investigating.

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