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More generator issues creating black smoke at Canada Place: Edmonton fire officials

A photo of smoke due to generator issues at Edmonton's Canada Place building on Aug.16, 2020. Crews warned there would be smoke visible again on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020. Twitter/ @ShaneDolittle

Edmonton fire officials said Saturday that there were generator issues causing black smoke at Canada Place.

This marks the second time in August when the generator caused issues at that building — on Aug. 16, crews were called to the area to investigate smoke.

At that time, it was found to be an issue with the backup generator.

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On Saturday, fire officials said people in the area of the building should not be concerned and the smoke may be visible until around 3 p.m.

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