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Families, cat safe after southwest Calgary duplex fire

Crews responded to a house fire in southwest Calgary on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020.
Crews responded to a house fire in southwest Calgary on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. Global News

Two families and a pet are safe after a southwest Calgary house fire on Tuesday.

The Calgary Fire Department responded to a duplex in the 3100 block of 12 Avenue S.W. and found a fire in the basement laundry room of one of the units at 8:30 p.m.

Seven people were able to get out uninjured, the CFD said, adding that a cat was found in a unit and returned to its owners unhurt.

The cause is under investigation.

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