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Suburban Montreal private school badly damaged in late night five-alarm fire

DORVAL, Que. — A private elementary school in a suburb of Montreal was heavily damaged by fire Sunday night. The Montreal fire department has yet to determine what caused the fire, which began at around 9:30 p.m. at Academie Sainte-Anne in Dorval.

DORVAL, Que. — A private elementary school in a suburb of Montreal was heavily damaged by fire Sunday night.

The Montreal fire department has yet to determine what caused the fire, which began at around 9:30 p.m. at Academie Sainte-Anne in Dorval.

No one was hurt in the five-alarm fire, but it caused damage estimated in the millions of dollars.

At the time of the fire, the school had been closed for weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The school has been in existence since 2015.

The building used to be home to Queen of Angels Academy, which opened its doors in 1959.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 27, 2020.

 

The Canadian Press