Fifth pizzeria burned down in Valleyfield

Cinquième pizzeria incendiée à Valleyfield

SALABERRY-DE-VALLEYFIELD and | or After a fifth fire of restaurants in a short time in a sector of a city in the Montérégie region, the Sûreté du Québec has deployed Wednesday, a command post is to demystify what seemed to be a war of pizzerias.

The strategy seems to have borne fruit quickly, since the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) was conducted Wednesday afternoon in the arrest of two individuals in connection with an arson that was reported on the hour of the supper, the eve, the restaurant, the Pizza at Rose, on the rue du Marché Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, in Montérégie.

The suspects were subsequently interviewed. We don’t know for the moment if they are related to the other four fires recently lit in pizzerias in the area.

“It speaks to the moment of separate events, said the sergente of the SQ, Aurélie Guindon. We will see later if there are links to do with other events. “

In this most recent fire has taken birth in sheds located behind the restaurant, near the hotel de ville.

In addition to a burnt smell in the interior, the trade has undergone only superficial damage, was able to see on the spot The Journal. But in the eyes of the manager Christine Leblanc, the establishment was targeted.

Cinquième pizzeria incendiée à Valleyfield

Photo courtesy
Aurélie Guindon
Sergente of the Sûreté du Québec

“I have no idea why, but it’s been five [fires in restaurants] since December. So yes, the pizzeria was referred to, she believes, without the knowledge of who is the perpetrator of the crime. If it is a war of pizzerias, I don’t know where it comes from. “

“Not just a funny adon “

It all began in December, when two fires were reported in less than 20 minutes, the Pizza Fritz, on the rue Maden, as well as in Quebec Pizzeria restaurant, on the boulevard Hébert.

Then, in the night of 8 June, Quebec Pizzeria has again been the target of an arsonist while he had to relocate to in the previous days.

The restaurant Kapetan has also been attacked, at the same time, by a Molotov cocktail.

“I hope that things will move forward, because it would surprise me that this is just a funny adon,” said Wednesday, Cindy Laurin, owner of the Quebec Pizzeria.

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