At approximately 2:40 a.m. the Calgary Fire Department responded to the 600 Block of McKenzie Towne Drive for reports of a condominium complex under construction on fire. Upon arrival, crews encountered two buildings on fire. One condominium complex has been destroyed while two have been heavily damaged. There are a total of five buildings under construction. Crews continue to knock down the fire, which is under control.
Residents in nearby buildings have been evacuated from the area and there are no reports of injuries. Several roads in the area have been closed down including McKenzie Towne Drive/Gate and Link. In addition, residents impacted by the fire can find shelter inside buses located in the Calgary Transit Parking lot in the area of McKenzie Towne Lake/Gate.