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Person, cat displaced after Citadel house fire

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One person and a cat escaped from their home after the Calgary Fire Department said a garage caught fire in the northwest community of Citadel Friday morning. Blake Lough has the details – Jul 15, 2022

Large flames and thick plumes of smoke could be seen from afar after a home caught fire in Citadel on Friday morning.

The Calgary Fire Department told Global News the call came in around 3:30 a.m.

Crews continue to work around the clock to put out the blaze in the 100 block of Citadel Park N.W.

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Firefighters added they believe the fire started in the front garage, then flames took a turn and spread to the home.

One person and a cat escaped the blaze before Calgary fire crews arrived.

As of 5:30 a.m., fire crews were still at the scene.

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