Thursday, May 21, 2009

Firefighters Contain Dr. Penfield Blaze

Firefighters battle a five-alarm blaze Thursday in an old graystone mansion at 1558 Dr. Penfield Ave. in the Ville Marie borough. Photograph by: Marc Lambert, Gazette reader

From The Montreal Gazette:

MONTREAL - Montreal firefighters have contained a five-alarm fire on Dr. Penfield Ave. The fire caused significant damage to the historic building that used to house the U.S. consulate.

The all-clear on the fire was given at 2:48 p.m. Firefighters gained access to the building at 4 p.m.

They have no idea of the origins or cause of the fire.

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