2 people taken to hospital after Commonwealth Place apartment fire

Fire at 105 Avenue and 93 Street at Commonwealth Place in Edmonton on Aug. 3, 2021. Global News

Edmonton firefighters and first responders were busy Tuesday morning.

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Edmonton Fire Rescue Services received a call at 9:24 a.m. for a structure fire at 105 Avenue and 93 Street in an apartment building known as Commonwealth Place.

The first of six trucks arrived at 9:27 a.m. and noted smoke coming out of the building.

A second alarm was called at 9:40 a.m., requesting more crews, EFRS said. A total of 10 crews responded to the fire.

Two people were rescued from a second-floor balcony by fire crews.

Four people were assessed on scene by EMS and two were taken to hospital “as a precaution,” EFRS said.

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The fire was under control at 9:56 a.m.

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