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Arson suspected after car found on fire in Lachine: police

An overnight fire destroyed a strip mall in Pierrefonds. Wednesday, January 25, 2023 . The Canadian Press Images/Denis Beaumont - File

Montreal police are investigating a possible arson that destroyed a vehicle in Lachine early Tuesday.

At around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, a 911 call was placed reporting a car on fire on 4th Avenue near the intersection of Victoria Street in the South-West borough of Montreal.

The fire was quickly brought under control by firefighters and there were no reported injuries.

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According to police, clues found at the scene suggest this was a case of arson.

There are no arrests and no suspects have been identified.

The case is being investigated by the criminal arson squad.

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