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AFD response details for Canals apartment fire

Please refer to the following details below for an Airdrie Fire Department response on the evening of June 1.

Time of call: 5:00 p.m.
Reported as: Apartment fire
Location: Canals Crossing
AFD resources: 3 apparatus and 9 firefighters
Injuries: None reported

Additional response details:
• Airdrie Fire responded to a four story apartment building where a fire had occurred in one of the suites.
• The fire was extinguished prior to the arrival of AFD crews by the building’s sprinkler system.
• Residents of the building had evacuated safely.
• Several units were heavily damaged due to water from the sprinklers.
• An investigation will be conducted by the Fire Prevention Bureau.
• While crews were on scene at the Canals Crossing incident, additional AFD resources were attending a medical response and alarms call in other areas of the city.
• Crossfield Fire Department provided standby resources.


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Megan Stewart
Communications Advisor
403.948.8800 ext 8211