Police are investigating after a fire broke out at Diamonds Gentlemen’s Club in south Edmonton early Saturday morning.
In an email to Global News on Monday, a police spokesperson said the EPS arson unit “confirmed the fire is an arson. A criminal investigation is underway.”
A spokesperson for Edmonton Fire Rescue Services told Global News that crews were called to a blaze at the bar on 46 Avenue at Gateway Boulevard just after 5 a.m.
They said seven crews were dispatched and immediately upon arrival determined there was a working fire.
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Flames could be seen shooting out of the roof of the building.
No injuries were reported.
Fire officials did not provide a damage estimate and there is no word on what may have caused the fire. They said the fire was declared out shortly after 1 p.m.