Homeowner taken to hospital after fire in north Edmonton

House fire in Edmonton near 162A Avenue and 130 Street on Sunday, July 31, 2022. Global News

A house in north Edmonton was destroyed in an out-of-control fire late Sunday afternoon.

Crews were called to the Castle Downs home just before 4:30 p.m. on July 31.

A spokesperson for Edmonton Fire Rescue Services said firefighters — nine units total — arrived at the scene near 162 A Avenue and 130 Street to find a duplex engulfed in flames.

The owner of the home was taken to hospital but their condition is not known.

The fire was under control at around 5 p.m. and was declared out at around 6:30 p.m.

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