A Montreal Apartment Building Fire Left 1 Person Dead

Firefighters were called to an apartment complex in Côte-des-Neiges at around 3 a.m.

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"Incendie" inscription on a Laval firetruck.

"Incendie" inscription on a Laval firetruck.

A fire in a Montreal apartment building in the early morning of May 30 left one person dead, according to police.

Firefighters were called to a complex on avenue Gatineau in Côte-des-Neiges "shortly before" 3 a.m., SPVM spokesperson Raphäel Bergeron said. They found a body in one apartment while searching the building.

An autopsy will be necessary to identify the individual.

Bergeron added that officials did not find any traces of accelerant or any other suspicious conditions.

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

Thomas MacDonald
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Thomas is MTL Blog's Senior Editor. He lives in Saint-Henri and loves it so much that he named his cat after it. On weekdays, he's publishing stories, editing and helping to manage MTL Blog's team of amazing writers. His beats include the STM, provincial and municipal politics and Céline Dion. On weekends, you might run into him brunching at Greenspot, walking along the Lachine Canal or walking Henri the cat in Parc Sir-George-Étienne-Cartier.
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