A huge fire broke out in Montreal's Plateau neighbourhood last night.\nFireteams were on site until well past 1AM fighting the fire that is said to have started in someone's kitchen.\nNo injuries have been reported but the damage is significant.\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nOn Thursday morning, at around 12:30 a.m., firefighters were dispatched to a residential area of the Plateau to fight a huge blaze. The time, the affected building is a residential apartment building on the corner of Sherbrooke and Cartier, in the city's east end.\nA second alarm rung just a few minutes later. As of 1:30 a.m., the fire was still blazing. It was finally put out by firefighters, though the exact time is unknown.\nDozens of firetrucks were on the scene while a significant number of firefighters moved in and out of the building, or patrolled the nearby streets.\nA section of Cartier Street has been sectioned off for now. Residents from the affected building, as well as those living in nearby buildings have been temporarily evacuated from their buildings.\nSécurité Incendie Montréal (SIM) reported that a significant fire broke out on the corner of Sherbrooke and Cartier at around 12:30 a.m on Thursday morning.\nFeu de bâtiment – CARTIER / SHERBROOKE E. - Première alarme - Coupure de courant possible - Merci d’éviter le secteur. pic.twitter.com/O99XyTYoP3— Sécurité incendieMTL (@MTL_SIM) August 22, 2019\nMontreal firefighters extinguish an apartment fire overnight located on Cartier street near Sherbrooke in the borough of Plateau-Mont-Royal. The resident escaped unharmed and the cause is unknown. @CTVMontreal pic.twitter.com/mnCZNgNvMf— Cosmo Santamaria (@cosmoCTV) August 22, 2019\nAt 1:30 a.m., Cartier street was a hub of activity: many curious people were watching firefighters at work, while others, whose homes were affected by the fires, watched on dejectedly.\nREAD ALSO: Justin Trudeau Just Promised $50,000,000 For Montreal To Build Its Giant New Park\nAccording to eyewitnesses, a significant amount of smoke could be seen when firefighters first arrived. The smell of smoke still hung heavy in the air hours later.\nAlexandra Toutant\nAn eyewitness alleged that the fire began in the basement of the residential building, though according to new reports the fire originated in the kitchen of a main-floor apartment.\nThe cause of the fire is still unknown, though we will update this space when investigations have terminated.\nThere are no reports of injuries to anyone living in the building, however, the extensive damage likely means they will not be able to return to those apartments any time soon.\nThere are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in Montreal, send us a message, photo, or video @MTLBlog on Twitter and Instagram.