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Fire destroys pair of apartment buildings in Montreal North

05/15/2013 04:18 EDT | Updated 07/15/2013 05:12 EDT
Fire destroyed a pair of vacant multistorey apartment buildings in Montreal North on Wednesday.

Firefighters were called to 6715 Henri-Bourassa Boulevard East near Langelier Boulevard at around 12:45 p.m.

At its peak, close to 100 firefighters were on the scene of the fire, which jumped to a neighbouring, identical building.

Streets in the vicinity were blocked off for several hours, including Henri-Bourassa Boulevard East in both directions.

There are no reports of injuries.

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