Montreal

Arson suspected in Park-Extension apartment fire

The fire started at around 1 a.m. this morning in an apartment building near the corner of de l'Épée and Anvers avenues.

1 person taken to hospital with minor injuries

Montreal firefighters were called to an apartment in Park-Extension early Monday. (File photo/Radio-Canada)

Montreal police are investigating a suspicious fire in the Park-Extension neighbourhood.

It started at around 1 a.m. on Monday in an apartment building near the corner of de l'Épée and Anvers avenues.

Const. Abdullah Emran said fire crews found several items at the scene that led them to believe the fire may have been started intentionally.

One person was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The street was blocked to traffic early Monday morning.

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