Calgary, AB,

Calgary Fire Department rescues two cats from south west basement fire




At approximately 12:45 this afternoon, 911 received a call reporting a basement fire on Canford Crescent SW. The female resident safely evacuated prior to CFD arrival however two cats were still inside. Firefighters rescued the cats and fortunately the felines sustained no injuries due to the smoke and fire. Fire crews quickly brought the fire under control limiting fire damage to the room of origin. There is smoke damage throughout the basement and main floor. A fire investigator is on scene to determine the origin and cause. This fire appears to be accidental in nature.