December 31, 2016/ Structure Fire

January 3, 2017/ For Immediate Release

AIRDRIE, ALBERTA – Saturday, December 31, 2016 the Airdrie Fire Department responded to the report of a structure fire located in the 200 Block of Silver Springs Way NW.

Fire crews arrived at the scene to find smoke showing from the eaves of a two storey, residential home which was under renovations. As a precaution, residents who lived in the homes on either side of the fire scene were temporarily evacuated.

Conditions indicated the fire was located in the basement level forcing crews to safely launch a fire attack from the exterior of the home through basement windows.

Preliminary damage estimates are $70,000.00 to the structure.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Fire Prevention Bureau.

There were no injuries to report.

Six pieces of apparatus and 15 firefighters were on scene.


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Deputy Chief Garth Rabel
403-948-8800 ext.7612



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