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Suspicious car fire in Verdun being investigated by Montreal police

The Montreal Police logo is seen on a police car in Montreal on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson The Montreal Police logo is seen on a police car in Montreal on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
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Montreal police (SPVM) are investigating after a car went up in flames in the Verdun borough.

Firefighters were called to the suspicious fire, in a parking lot behind the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.

They quickly put out the flames.

According to Manuel Couture, a spokesperson with Montreal police, the car is a total loss, but nothing else around it was damaged.

Officers are working to determine the circumstances leading up to the blaze.

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