January 22, 2019 11:52 am
Updated: January 22, 2019 4:26 pm

Calgary fire crews battle northeast garage fire

A fire in northeast Calgary destroyed a garage and a vehicle early Tuesday morning.


Calgary fire crews battled a garage fire in the northeast Calgary community of Coventry Hills Tuesday morning.

The Calgary Fire Department (CFD) said the call came in at around 5:50 a.m. for a structure fire in the 100-block of Coventry Road N.E.

Several callers to 911 reported hearing a loud bang followed by flames coming from a pickup truck that was parked in an alleyway near a garage, fire said.

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When fire crews arrived, a garage was found fully engulfed by flames, officials said.

According to CFD spokesperson Carol Henke, a propane-fuelled vehicle was involved in the fire.

The fire was under control by 8:30 a.m. and CFD confirmed a pickup truck was destroyed in the incident.

Investigators are working to determine the cause of the blaze.

Anyone who has information, photos or video of the fire — especially prior to when fire crews arrived — is asked to submit it by emailing piofire@calgary.ca.

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