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Edmonton house fire under investigation

April 17, 2017, Edmonton - Edmonton police were called to assist fire crews Saturday evening when a resident of a burning home became uncooperative. Fire crews were called to a house on Chapman Way in the Heritage Valley Area at around 9 p.m. for reports of smoke alarms ringing. When they arrived, a man could be seen causing a disturbance inside the home.

"Neighbours ... indicated the resident in the house there was acting like he was high on drugs, he had been yelling and throwing things," said Edmonton Fire Rescue District Chief Robert Bend.

The fire was contained to the living room and kitchen of the home and the cause remains under investigation, Edmonton Fire Rescue spokesperson Maya Filipovic said. No one was injured. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

April 17, 2017
By CBC News