Calgary Hearth Division crews sort out blaze in Castleridge


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One firefighter was taken to hospital with leg accidents after a Saturday afternoon fireplace within the northeast neighborhood of Castleridge that affected two houses.

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CFD crews responded with three fireplace engines round 1:45 p.m. to a construction within the 100 block of Castleglen Method N.E.

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Firefighters arrived to search out important smoke and flames coming from the outside aspect and roof of a two-storey residential house. The flames have been simply starting to catch on a second house subsequent door when the crews arrived.

An aggressive inside assault was launched on the supply house, whereas a water tower was set as much as assist. In a launch, the CFD stated appreciable harm was sustained by each houses earlier than the flames might be extinguished.

Six individuals within the two houses had evacuated earlier than crews arrived. A canine and a cat have been additionally capable of escape.

EMS crews assessed 4 individuals on the scene, together with two firefighters. Three have been launched, whereas one firefighter was taken to hospital with a minor decrease leg harm.

Calgary police have been readily available to help with visitors and crowd management, whereas Enmax and ATCO addressed utility considerations.

As of Saturday night, investigators have been nonetheless working to find out a trigger.


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