Arson squad investigating fire in Ville Marie
Published Sunday, April 1, 2018 11:22AM EDT
Last Updated Sunday, April 1, 2018 1:30PM EDT
Montreal police are on-scene to investigate a suspicious fire at an apartment complex on Wuertel St. in the Ville Marie borough.
Firefighters received a call around 9:40 a.m. and extinguished the blaze in the eight-unit building.
Two apartments were damaged by smoke and water. No one was injured.
The Red Cross was on-scene to assist evacuees.
After investigating the scene, firefighters decided it was likely caused by arson, and contacted Montreal police.
After a brief investigation, police arrested a 50-year-old man.