Residential Fire – August 1, 2021
Published on 02 August 2021
On the night of August 1, at around 4:45 a.m., a major fire in a residential building located on rue Olivier Ouest in Châteauguay required the intervention of firefighters from Service de sécurité incendie de Châteauguay. The fire caused extensive damage to more than three residences. Fortunately, the citizens were able to evacuate without injury. Service de sécurité incendie de Châteauguay called firefighters from Service de la Régie intermunicipale d’incendie de Saint-Constant et Sainte-Catherine, La Prairie and Beauharnois for help. More than 40 firefighters worked relentlessly to limit damage to the buidlings. Unité communautaire de mesures d’urgence Unit (U.C.M.U.) was onsite to provide assistance to both citizens and firefighters.
Investigators from Service de sécurité incendie de Châteauguay are currently analyzing the scene to determine the causes and circumstances of the fire. There is no evidence to suggest that the fire was the result of a crime.