Early-morning fire in Bankview forces 7 people from 2 homes
Fire was reported just after 3 a.m. Thursday
Occupants of two residences in the southwest Calgary neighbourhood of Bankview got an early wake-up call Thursday when a single-storey home caught fire.
Two people inside the home managed to get themselves out safely by the time firefighters arrived just after 3 a.m.
Five people also had to be evacuated from a neighbouring home.
Smoke was billowing from inside the home when firefighers arrived but crews were able to quickly knock the flames down, officials said in a news release.
No injuries were reported.
A fire investigator was called to the scene.
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