12/20/2013 07:16 EST | Updated 02/19/2014 05:59 EST

Lac-Mégantic fire overnight leaves at least 6 homeless

Firefighters in Lac-Mégantic battled a raging fire overnight that destroyed two homes and left at least six people homeless.

The fire started late Thursday night on Foyer Street in the Fatima neighbourhood, which is adjacent to the downtown area.

The cause of the fire is believed to be related to an electrical problem.

No injuries have been reported.