AFD response details for Midtown duplex fire

Please refer to the following details below for an Airdrie Fire Department response on Saturday, May 14, 2022.

Time of call: 6:22 p.m.
Reported as: Duplex fire
Location: Midtown
AFD resources: 4 Apparatus and 13 Firefighters
Injuries: One adult assessed for smoke inhalation

Additional response details:

  • Airdrie Fire responded to a duplex on fire in Midtown.
  • Both units of the duplex were occupied at the time of the call.
  • Initially, all but one adult had been accounted for. The resident has since been located safe.
  • One dog and one cat remain missing.
  • Firefighting efforts contained damage to the two units involved in the fire.
  • Crossfield Fire Department attended the scene with two apparatus as standby resources.
  • AFD crews will remain on scene to manage hot spots.
  • An investigation into the cause of the fire will be conducted by the Fire Prevention Bureau.
May 16, 2022 UPDATE
  • Missing pets have been located safe.
  • Investigators have determined the fire is not suspicious and the loss is currently determined to be approximately $1M.

 

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Megan Stewart
Communications Advisor
megan.stewart@airdrie.ca
403.948.8800 ext. 8211

 

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