Published on: March 1, 2018 | Last Updated: March 1, 2018 8:01 AM EST
Montreal fire truck Allen McInnis / Montreal Gazette
A fire that broke out early Thursday in an empty building has forced the closure of Rachel St. between Drolet and Rivard Sts. and St-Denis St. between Mount Royal Ave. and Roy St.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation and there were no immediate reports of injuries.
Montreal police are urging motorists to avoid the area.
This story will be updated.
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