Fire destroys pickup on streets of Ahuntsic

A pickup truck was incinerated overnight in Ahuntsic-Cartierville.

Firefighters were called after someone spotted the vehicle on fire on Charles-Gill St near de Poutrincourt Ave. at about 2:00 A.M.

While crews managed to control the blaze quickly the damage was done, the front end of the truck had practically melted away.

Following a quick investigation of the blaze traces of an accelerant were found nearby.

The case has been transferred to the Montreal police arson squad.