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Overnight fire forces Brossard families from residential building

The Longueuil fire department says the cause of the blaze is not yet known. Brayden Jagger Haines/Global News

An overnight fire in Brossard forced several families out of their homes.

The Longueuil fire department said it took several hours to douse the flames that engulfed the three-story residential building on Riverin Street.

About 50 firefighters were at the scene early Tuesday on Montreal’s south shore.

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Officials say no injuries were reported and everyone made it safely out of the building.

The cause of the blaze is still not yet known, according to the fire department.

The roof and the top floor of the building is where the most significant damage was reported.

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