Calgary, AB,

Calgary Fire Department Responds To House Fire In Marlborough Park

At approximately 1:25 am this morning Calgary fire crews were called to a structure fire in the 600 block of Maidstone Drive NE. Smoke and fire were present when firefighters arrived on the scene. Firefighters quickly initiated an interior fire attack and search and were able to knock down and control the main body of fire. When they entered the home one patient was found and removed where crews began CPR immediately. Patient care was then transferred to Alberta Health Services (AHS) for continued care and treatment. Reports from AHS confirm that the patient succumbed to their injuries and was pronounced deceased at scene by AHS.

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 throughout the evening to ensure there is no fire extension and to confirm extinguishment.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.