A residential building in the sector Vanier, located behind the bar dancers naked in The Undergrowth, was the prey of the flames around 5am Friday morning. It is a fire of a criminal nature, confirms the Service of fire protection of the City of Quebec (SPCIQ).
This building is a “house of rooms” that belongs to the owner of the bar The Undergrowth Denis Lemoine, has confirmed to the Sun.
At the time of writing these lines, the Office of the fire was always on-site to determine the exact cause of the blaze and to collect evidence. He could already confirm the thesis of an arson, reports the spokesperson for the SPCIQ Bill Noonan.
A taxi driver who was passing in front of the building called 911 around 5 a.m. to report flames shooting from a window on the second floor at the front of the building of three residential units located at 87, avenue Bernatchez. Thirty firefighters fought the flames, which were folded quickly, ” said Mr. Noonan.
Three people had to be evacuated by firefighters from the balcony of the second floor, and one of them was transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation.
The survey, which is conducted jointly with the Service de police de la Ville de Québec “is progressing well”.