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Jean-Talon Street grocery store catches fire

03/13/2015 08:26 EDT | Updated 05/13/2015 05:59 EDT
A stretch of Jean-Talon Street is closed between Acadie Boulevard and Querbes Avenue due to a fire in a two-story building.

The fire broke out at 690 Jean-Talon West near Bloomfield Avenue​, in a building which houses Marché BK, a grocery store that offers halal meats.

A mosque, Masjid Anwar-e-Madina, is also listed at the same address.

A spokesperson for the Montreal fire department says there are about 90 firefighters at the scene. 

Thick flames were seen coming from the building at around 8 a.m. Friday.

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