Calgary, AB,

Calgary fire crews do quick knock down of S.W. house fire




At approximately 2:20 this afternoon, Calgary fire crews were called to the 9700 block of Oakhill Drive S.W. for reports of a house fire. A passerby called 911 to report seeing smoke coming from the back of the house. Arriving fire crews quickly extinguished the fire and searched for possible extension into the attic. One male who was home at the time. He had self evacuated, however did take in some smoke before exiting. He was assessed and transported to an area hospital by AHS. Firefighters heard no sounds of an activated smoke alarm in the home when they entered to fight the fire and search for occupants. Fire investigators are on scene to determine the origin and cause.