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A Fire Killed A 75-Year-Old Woman On Saturday Night & Police Are Still Investigating

The fire is not considered arson at this time.

Staff Writer
A firetruck drives through snow in Montreal.

A firetruck drives through snow in Montreal.

Near 10 p.m. on January 21, a fire broke out in a building on boulevard Gouin near rue du Pont, according to an SPVM spokesperson. The fire killed one person, a 75-year-old woman, and the police don't currently suspect any criminal activity.

Investigators from the arson squad determined that there is likely no criminal activity behind the fire, but are still working to determine what actually took place.

This article's cover image was used for illustrative purposes only.

    Willa Holt
    Staff Writer
    Willa Holt is a Staff Writer for MTL Blog focused on apartments for rent and is based in Montreal, Quebec.
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