Crews fight fire at large senior center on north end of St. Albert – Edmonton – fr

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Crews fight fire at large senior center on north end of St. Albert – Edmonton – fr



Firefighters were sent to battle a blaze at a multi-story building in St. Albert on Thursday evening.

The local firefighters union tweeted just before 8:30 p.m. crews had been dispatched to the scene.

The fire is at the Citadel Mews Elderly Care Facility, located on Erin Ridge Road next to the Sturgeon Community Hospital.

A Global News team at the scene saw flames erupt from the top of the building.

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A spokesperson for Edmonton Fire Rescue Services told Global News that six of its crews were also dispatched to the scene at 8:16 p.m. They said the entire building was evacuated but they were not able to tell if anyone had been injured.

Global News has contacted officials in St. Albert and Sturgeon County for further details.

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