Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Major Fire In Montreal's Red-Light District

Photo: The fire broke out in a building adjacent to the Café Cleopatra on St-Laurent. (Loreen Pindera/CBC)

From The CBC:

More than 100 firefighters battled a major fire Tuesday night on the future site of a major redevelopment project on Montreal’s St-Laurent Boulevard.

The fire started around 7:30 p.m. in a vacant building next to the Café Cleopatra, between Ste-Catherine Street and René Lévesque Boulevard.

The fire started on the third floor of the building, said Richard Laporte, the Montreal Fire Department's chief of operations.

Read more ....

Update #1: Firefighters battle blaze on the Main -- Montreal Gazette
Update #2: Arson suspected in two fires -- CTV

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