Friday, August 28, 2009

Arsonist In The Plateau?

Firemen clean up on Aug. 19, 2009, after an overnight five-alarm fire on St. André gutted a residence in Montreal's Plateau district. After five fires in two weeks, some neighbourhood residents fear there might be an arsonist on the loose. Photograph by: Marcos Townsend, The Gazette

Residents Fear Plateau Pyro On The Loose -- The Montreal Gazette

Five fires in two weeks, but police downplay talk of arson

MONTREAL – Boxes of old records, teddy bears and other sentimental items stand at the feet of Étienne Morisette on Marie Anne St. in the Plateau, where a five-alarm fire ravaged a three-storey building early Thursday.

Morisette, who lives in Rosemont, showed up in the morning to help his friend salvage what he could from his apartment, now mainly ashes.

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Update: Another Plateau fire: Fifth since July -- CTV

My Comment: 5 fires in 2 months .... yup .... there is an arsonist out there.

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