Fire in Mont-Bleu may be arson

Gatineau police are investigating a fire at a Mont-Bleu apartment building early Wednesday morning.

Everyone who had to leave apartment building is back home

Firefighters get to work on rue Étienne-Brulé in Gatineau Nov. 21, 2018. (CBC)

Gatineau police are investigating a fire at a Mont-Bleu apartment building early Wednesday morning.

Firefighters were called to the 16-unit building on rue Étienne Brûlé at about 2:45 a.m.

It took more than an hour before the fire was brought under control just after 4 a.m., and the building's 18 residents were allowed back in.

Police said early evidence indicates the fire could have been intentionally set.