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2-alarm Panorama Hills blaze suspicious: Calgary fire

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WATCH: Arson detectives are now leading the investigation into what sparked an early morning fire in northwest Calgary that destroyed two homes. Lauren Pullen reports – Sep 5, 2018

A two-alarm fire that damaged two homes and caused minor damage to a third in the northwest Calgary community of Panorama Hills has been deemed suspicious, Calgary fire said Wednesday.

Calgary fire district chief Harley Spate said the call came in at around 3 a.m. Wednesday for reports of a house fire on Panamount Common N.W.

When crews arrived, they found two homes fully involved in smoke and flames and the decision was made to call a second alarm, he said.

Six people got out of the home and there were no reports of injuries, he added.

A fire on Panamount Common N.W. in the Calgary community of Panorama Hills heavily damaged two homes and caused minor damage to a third on Sept. 5, 2018. Global News

ATCO has turned off gas service to the area.

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About 25 firefighters were brought in to fight the blaze and the cause is under police investigation, fire crews said.

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A two-alarm fire on Panamount Common N.W. in the Calgary community of Panorama Hills severely damaged two homes and caused minor damage to a third on Sept. 5, 2018. Doug Vaessen/Global News
A two-alarm fire in the community of Panorama Hills in Calgary severely damaged two homes and caused minor damage to a third on Sept. 5, 2018. Doug Vaessen/Global News

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