(Montreal) A licensed establishment in northeast Montreal was the target of an arson attack on Monday night.
The disaster that occurred in the Rivière-des-Prairies district did not cause any injuries, according to what was confirmed at the end of the night by the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM), which reported no arrests.
A call was made around 3:20 a.m. to the 911 emergency telephone exchange to report that a fire had just broken out at the establishment located on Maurice-Duplessis Boulevard, near the intersection of 5th Avenue.
Firefighters from the Montreal Fire Department (SSIM) took little time to put out the fire; the damage to the building is minor.
Shortly after, an incendiary object was found at the scene.
The investigation aimed at resolving this matter will be carried out by members of the SPVM arson squad.
According to what the police learned, there was no one in the establishment at the time of the disaster.