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Calgary firefighters extinguish New Brighton house fire

The view of a house fire in the in the 700 block of New Brighton Drive S.E. on Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 from the Global 1 helicopter.
The view of a house fire in the in the 700 block of New Brighton Drive S.E. on Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 from the Global 1 helicopter. Global News

Eight people were forced from a home in the community of New Brighton on Wednesday after a fire broke out.

Firefighters arrived at the house in the 700 block of New Brighton Drive Southeast at about 5:30 p.m. after receiving reports of thick black smoke coming from the structure.

Crews were able to stop the flames from damaging neighbouring homes.

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No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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