Calgary

Firefighters battle pallet shop fire in southeast Calgary throughout the night

Calgary firefighters had to work through the night to get a massive blaze at a wooden pallet recycling shop under control.

Investigators believe nearby vehicle fire may may have spread to wooden pallets

Calgary firefighters had to work through the night to get a massive blaze at a wooden pallet recycling shop under control.

The fire broke out late Monday evening at the business in the 3500 block of 52nd Street S.E.

Officials say the main building was engulfed in flame by the time crews got to the scene. The fire was called in at 11:15 p.m.

An air quality monitoring unit was brought in due to the lack of wind and warm temperature, but test results showed no need for concern.

Traffic in the area was rerouted for most the night while crews dealt with hot spots after the bulk of the flames had been extinguished.

Investigators are looking at the possibility a fire in a car that was in the vicinity may have spread to the pallets.