Fire damages building in Pointe St. Charles

Fire on Le Ber street in Pointe St. Charles.
CTV Montreal

Thick black smoke could be seen for kilometres after an industrial building in Pointe St Charles caught fire earlier tonight.

The fire started in a garage on Le Ber street, quickly spreading to the roof.

Police have ruled out arson.

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  1. Paul posted on 05/08/2014 08:26 AM
    This building rests in a huge lot on prime downtown real estate that the city of Montreal sold to a billionaire for only $1.
    Then, only a few months later, after building 7 was illegally filled with massive amounts of paper and mysteriously caught fire, the city purchased back the burned out building for around $7 million.
    Now there is a second fire in this location..
  2. anne posted on 05/08/2014 10:08 AM
    This was not a garage, but a building at Alstom that was rented for a movie production. It probably was arson and the police did not rule that out, and the fire started on the roof.
    (just to set the story straight).
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