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Frozen hydrant complicates firefighting effort in north Edmonton

Edmonton firefighters respond to a commercial fire at 111 Avenue and 95 Street on Feb. 5, 2018.
Edmonton firefighters respond to a commercial fire at 111 Avenue and 95 Street on Feb. 5, 2018. Dave Carels, Global News

After being called to a fire in north Edmonton on Monday morning, crews’ efforts were complicated by a frozen fire hydrant.

The blaze broke out at a commercial building on 111 Avenue and 95 Street at around 7 a.m.

Edmonton Fire Rescue Services said the fire was under control at 8:17 a.m.

Officials did not provide any information in regards to a possible cause or damage estimate.

No one was inside at the time of the fire.

Edmonton firefighters respond to a commercial fire at 111 Avenue and 95 Street on Feb. 5, 2018.
Edmonton firefighters respond to a commercial fire at 111 Avenue and 95 Street on Feb. 5, 2018. Dave Carels, Global News
Edmonton firefighters respond to a commercial fire at 111 Avenue and 95 Street on Feb. 5, 2018.
Edmonton firefighters respond to a commercial fire at 111 Avenue and 95 Street on Feb. 5, 2018. Dave Carels, Global News
Edmonton firefighters respond to a commercial fire at 111 Avenue and 95 Street on Feb. 5, 2018.
Edmonton firefighters respond to a commercial fire at 111 Avenue and 95 Street on Feb. 5, 2018. Dave Carels, Global News
Edmonton firefighters respond to a commercial fire at 111 Avenue and 95 Street on Feb. 5, 2018.
Edmonton firefighters respond to a commercial fire at 111 Avenue and 95 Street on Feb. 5, 2018. Dave Carels, Global News
Edmonton firefighters respond to a commercial fire at 111 Avenue and 95 Street on Feb. 5, 2018.
Edmonton firefighters respond to a commercial fire at 111 Avenue and 95 Street on Feb. 5, 2018. Dave Carels, Global News
Edmonton firefighters respond to a commercial fire at 111 Avenue and 95 Street on Feb. 5, 2018.
Edmonton firefighters respond to a commercial fire at 111 Avenue and 95 Street on Feb. 5, 2018. Dave Carels, Global News
Edmonton firefighters respond to a commercial fire at 111 Avenue and 95 Street on Feb. 5, 2018.
Edmonton firefighters respond to a commercial fire at 111 Avenue and 95 Street on Feb. 5, 2018. Dave Carels, Global News
Edmonton firefighters respond to a commercial fire at 111 Avenue and 95 Street on Feb. 5, 2018.
Edmonton firefighters respond to a commercial fire at 111 Avenue and 95 Street on Feb. 5, 2018. Dave Carels, Global News
Edmonton firefighters respond to a commercial fire at 111 Avenue and 95 Street on Feb. 5, 2018.
Edmonton firefighters respond to a commercial fire at 111 Avenue and 95 Street on Feb. 5, 2018. Dave Carels, Global News
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