5 Alarm Fire Burns in Heart of Montreal.

Around 5pm Friday, July 13th, 2018 a 5 alarm fire sent smoke billowing over Montreal's downtown. photo via twitter.

A 5 alarm fire began burning in the heart of Montreal’s downtown around 5:00 pm today. According to reports, over 200 firefighters converged on McGill College Avenue and Ste. Catherine Street to fight a roof fire early Friday evening. The fire is at Place Montreal Trust on the Bell Media building.

Preliminary reports state that 2 roofers were injured in the blaze.

Alex Parr, ONNtv will have a report with video at 9:30 pm tonight.





Lynne Brown
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