Calgary, AB,

Calgary Fire Department responds to single vehicle collision into house in NW




This afternoon at approximately 2:20, the Calgary Fire Department was called to the 800 block of Northmount Drive NW for reports of a vehicle which had driven into a house, striking the gas meter and causing it to leak. During the collision, the vehicle's gas tank was also ruptured increasing the potential fire hazard. Fire crews secured the area and shut off the gas in the house until ATCO Gas arrived to make repairs. The driver of the vehicle was assessed and transported by AHS. CPS closed the immediate area around the house until the streets were deemed safe to re-open.