More details are coming in from a fire this afternoon.
On Monday (May 7), the Fort Saskatchewan Fire Department was called to a house fire by 89th Street and 95th Avenue at 3:02 p.m. Immediately, firefighters discovered the roof tops of two homes adjacent to one another on fire.
The crew from Fort Saskatchewan were later assisted by Strathcona County firefighters and had the blaze under control by 4:15 p.m.
“My Initial impression is that the fire may have started between the homes due to how quickly the fire spread between the two units,” said fire chief Shawn McKerry. “We’ll have to complete the fire investigation to determine the exact cause."
Damage to the two homes is estimated at $750,000.
All the occupants were able to get out to safety and with no injuries. Some nearby houses were evacuated as a safety precaution.
Fire crews managed to rescue a cat from one of the homes.

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