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Home destroyed in northeast Calgary fire

Northeast Calgary house destroyed in fire
WATCH: Five people evacuated the home in the 4600 block of 64 Street N.E. on Saturday afternoon as flames spread.

One house was completely destroyed by a fire in northeast Calgary on Saturday.

Fire crews arrived on scene just before 3 p.m. in the 4600 block of 64 Street N.E.

The Calgary Fire Department said the five residents of the single-family home had evacuated before crews arrived.

Officials said 28 firefighters had the blaze under control by 3:30 p.m. and were able to prevent damage to neighbouring homes.

Fire investigators continue to investigate the cause.

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