Fire guts northeast Calgary home, but 5 residents escape injury

Five people, including a child, have been evacuated from a burning home in the northeast Calgary neighbourhood of Martindale.

No word yet on the cause of the fire in Martindale, which started mid-morning

There is significant damage to the home on Martinbrook Place in the city's northeast. (Colin Hall/CBC)

Five people, including a child, were able to escape from a burning home in the northeast Calgary neighbourhood of Martindale.

The fire broke out at about  10:25 a.m. Wednesday at 218 Martinbrook Place N.E., says fire department spokesperson Carol Henke.

Four adults and a child got out without injury, Henke says.

Crews managed to put out the blaze, but there is significant damage to the home.

The cause of the fire is unknown but investigators are on the scene.

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