The Montreal Fire Department is reporting of a building fire in Saint Leonard, just across from the Saint-Leonard/Montreal-Nord train station.\nThey are warning Montrealers that the area should be avoided until the threat has been assessed.\nREAD ALSO: After Broken Bones And Countless Falls, People In Montreal Are Speaking Out About The State Of City Sidewalks (Tweets)\nTL;DR The Montreal Fire Department is warning people to avoid the area around the Saint-Leonard/Montreal-Nord train station due to a large building fire. Scroll down to see photos and a video captured by an MTL blog reader in the area.\nFeu de bâtiment - JEAN-MEUNIER/INDUSTRIEL- Première alarme - Coupure de courant possible. Merci d'éviter le secteur. pic.twitter.com/pTR7qIzOPJ\n— Sécurité incendieMTL (@MTL_SIM) February 11, 2019\nThe Montreal Fire Department put out the first tweet at 2:30 P.M., warning Montrealers to avoid the area.\nThey then followed up just before 3 P.M., warning again that there was a possible power outage expected in the area due to the fire and that the area should be avoided while the situation was dealt with.\nFeu de bâtiment - JEAN-MEUNIER/INDUSTRIEL - Deuxième alarme - Coupure de courant possible. Merci d'éviter le secteur. pic.twitter.com/Lh2AskmLBk\n— Sécurité incendieMTL (@MTL_SIM) February 11, 2019\nThe tweet above reads:\nBuilding fire - JEAN-MEUNIER / INDUSTRIEL - Second alarm - Power failure possible. Please avoid the area.\nIn the photo and video below it is clear that it is a large fire, judging by the smoke cloud rising up from the building.\nView this post on Instagram Something’s going on over there. A post shared by Gary Horsman (@garyhorsman) on Feb 11, 2019 at 11:30am PST\nIn the video below, you can see smoke billowing from the building in Saint-Leonard, which caused Twitter and Instagram users to take notice.\nAs per the tweets from the Fire Department, they are currently dealing with the fire and hopefully will have the situation under control ASAP.\n@mtlblogembedded via\nThe cause of the fire is not yet known, though we will provide updates as more details come to light.