Quebec City elementary school on fire

Emergency crews are at the scene of a four-alarm fire in a elementary school in the Beauport area of Quebec City.

École de l'Harmonie cancels classes for the day

Fire crews had to call in reinforcements to bring the fire under control after they arrived on site shortly after 7 a.m. (Jean-Francois Nadeau/Radio-Canada)

Emergency crews are at the scene of a four-alarm fire in a school in the Beauport area of Quebec City. 

Smoke could be seen pouring out of the windows of the École de l'Harmonie elementary school. 

The fire started at around 7 a.m. this morning. 

The school announced on its website that classes had been cancelled for the day because of the fire. 

There's no word yet on the cause.


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