One person is dead after a fire in the Capilano area Tuesday.
Edmonton Fire Rescue Services (EFRS) was called to the area of 64 Street and 109B Avenue around 10:31 yesterday morning. When they arrived they found a home fully engulfed. According to a release from EFRS, responders had to work within “difficult circumstances” to get access into the home because of blocked pathways.
“We are very saddened there was one fatality yesterday [Tuesday],” said Fire Chief Ken Block. “According to our internal policies, that is all the information we can provide at this time. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the victim.”
The fire was out at 12:57 p.m. No details are available about the person who died. The damage estimate for the fire is $60,000. (kb)