A vacant building located on boulevard Marcel-Laurin, in the borough of Saint-Laurent in Montreal, was the target of an arson attack on Sunday evening.
According to initial information, the authorities were called to go a little before 8 p.m. on Marcel-Laurin Boulevard, near Laval Road, concerning a fire in a vacant building.
Around 9:20 p.m., firefighters were still trying to put out the blaze.
“The fire is considered suspicious and investigators from the SPVM arson section have been tasked with the investigation,” said Constable Véronique Comtois, spokesperson for the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM). ).
A 48-year-old man was transported to an investigation center where he will be met by the authorities to determine his involvement in this event.