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.