07/01/2015 07:26 EDT | Updated 07/01/2016 05:59 EDT

Chez Rowny destroyed by fire, police investigating

A fire destroyed a bar in the town of Saint-Calixte in the Laurentians early Wednesday morning.

Chez Rowny was located on Highway 335, about an hour north of Montreal.

The fire started behind the building around 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday.  By the time crews arrived, it had spread throughout the building.

The cause of the fire is not known, but police are investigating a possible case of arson.