Fire destroys semi-detached home in Val-des-Monts, Que.
A fire destroyed a semi-detached home in Val-des-Monts, Que. on Saturday. (Photo courtesy: MRC des Collines de l'Outaouais police.)
There are no reports of injuries after a late afternoon fire at home in Val-des-Monts, Que. sent flames and smoke soaring into the night sky.
The MRC des Collines de l'Outaouais police said 911 received several calls at approximately 5:15 p.m. Saturday reporting a fire in a semi-detached home on Rue Adonis.
"The first building is completely destroyed and the firefighters are busy extinguishing the second building," said police.
Damage is estimated at over $650,000.
Police said in an update Sunday morning the fire was confirmed to be accidental in nature and that firefighters from Cantley and L’Ange-Gardien were called in to help, given the size of the blaze.
"Our hearts go out to the two families greatly affected by this sad event," police said in a release.