A fire at a 15-unit residential apartment in Laval on Wednesday afternoon caused serious damage to the building. 

Firefighters evacuated the building, which is located at the corner of Jolicoeur Boulevard and Rivard Street. 

A Laval Fire Department representative said one man was taken to hospital with burns to his hands. 

Film footage of the fire shows flames coming from the roof of the building.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.