Blackfalds Fire Department were called to the scene of a town house structure fire in the Westview Crescent area of Blackfalds at 6:45AM this morning (April 26, 2023).  

“Everybody got out. The fire department assisted with getting people out and the residents of the occupants of the suite that was on fire evacuated safely. There was no injuries,” said Chief Robert Cote. 

Cote says the fire was contained to the upstairs area of the town home and all pets and people were safely evacuated and safe. No one suffered any injuries.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.  

“At this time, it could be an electrical appliance,” said Cote.  

The fire did not extend into other units of the townhouse and was quickly put out within a couple of hours.