Edmonton

Downtown fire damages businesses, causes traffic snarl-ups

The cause of an early morning fire in Edmonton's downtown remains under investigation.

The fire broke out early Friday morning

Fire crews were called to this commercial building early Friday morning. (CBC Edmonton )

The cause of an early morning fire in Edmonton's downtown remains under investigation.

Shortly after 4:30 a.m., emergency crews were called to the scene at 10018 105th Street.

Several roads in the area were closed while firefighters fought the blaze.

The fire was quickly contained, and was extinguished before 6 a.m. 

The building was empty at the time, and fire officials say no one was injured.

All streets in the area have since been re-opened.

The fire, which broke out before daybreak Friday morning, was fully extinguished within 2 hours. (CBC Edmonton )