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There's A Huge Fire Raging In Laval Right Now (Videos)

Firefighters have been fighting a greenhouse fire since dawn.
There's A Huge Fire Raging In Laval Right Now (Videos)

In the early hours of the morning, loud noises woke residents living near a greenhouse in Laval were awoken by loud noises. One resident, who sent us photos and videos, reported hearing "gunshot-like sounds," which kept them up this morning.

The greenhouse has been burning since about 4:00 this morning. There is no news yet about the cause of this fire. The building, which is still on fire, is attended to by firefighters who are struggling to keep the flames under control. The building is in danger of collapsing

TL;DR A greenhouse has been on fire since early this morning, and firefighters are struggling to control the blaze. The building is in danger of collapse. No injuries have been reported.

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About 50 firefighters were called to the scene of the fire. They are taking a defensive aproach because of the risk of collapse. 

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The building on fire is Serres Sylvain Cleroux Inc., located on Principale Street. It is reported that the business is a family business, which has been passed down through generations. It distributes flowers to Canada and the United States.

Major fire at a greenhouse in the Ste-Dorothée sector of Laval. Smoke is visible from kilometres away.

February 19, 2019

The smoke from the fire can be seen from kilometers away, as far as Pierrefonds, and it is reducing the visibility of commuters this morning on Highway 13.

I’ve heard at least one explosion since I arrived.

February 19, 2019

Luckily, no one was in the building when the fire began, and no injuries have been reported.

Read on for more photos and videos.

Laval @APLPOMPIER firefighters battle flames, cold weather at three-alarm fire on Principale street near des Bois avenue.

February 19, 2019

Incendie majeur à #laval chez un des plus gros producteurs de fleurs au Québec.

February 19, 2019


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