Police investigating possible construction site arson
Published Sunday, September 17, 2017 2:26PM EDT
Last Updated Sunday, September 17, 2017 2:29PM EDT
Police are investigating a suspicious fire that broke out in a downtown construction site early on Sunday morning.
At 2:30 a.m., a 911 call was placed reporting smoke at the site near the corner of de Maisonneuve and St-Laurent. Police and firefighters were called to the scene, where signs of a break-and-enter were discovered, as well as evidence that the fire was set deliberately.
The investigation was turned over to the SPVM’s arson squad.
Nobody was injured in the fire.