Calgary, AB,

Calgary Fire Department Responds to House Fire in Edgemont

At approximately 7:15 pm this evening Calgary fire crews were called to a structure fire in the 300 block of Edgehill Drive NW. Heavy smoke was present when firefighters arrived on the scene. Firefighters quickly initiated a fire attack and interior search and were able to knock down and control the main body of fire. When they entered the home one lone resident was found immediately, removed, and transferred to Alberta Health Services for continued care and treatment.

No other injuries were reported.

Calgary Police Service assisted with area traffic control, while Enmax and Atco were also present to assist with scene safety.

Fire crews including a fire investigator will remain on scene into the evening to ensure there is no fire extension and to confirm extinguishment.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.