One person was trapped inside the basement of an Edmonton townhouse before being rescued by firefighters Monday afternoon.
Crews were called at 4:47 p.m. and arrived at the home on 54 Street near McLeod Road at 4:51 p.m.
Seven fire crews were on scene and the fire was considered under control as of 5:07 p.m.
The injured person was a man who is approximately 50 years old and was taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation.
The blaze is contained to the basement of the townhouse.
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