A newly built house in Edmonton went up in flames at midnight

By: 600011 On: Jan 28, 2024, 5:10 PM


A newly built house in Southeast Edmonton was reportedly set on fire at midnight. The house, near 19th Street and 20th Avenue, caught fire around 1:30 a.m. Friday. Firefighters arrived and extinguished the fire. Firefighters said the house was completely gutted. No injuries were reported. But neighbors said the windows of the house next door were damaged by the heat of the fire. Neighbors said they were concerned for their safety. There are many neighbors around the house. They are all in fear.

The fire brigade said that the fire was completely extinguished by 6 o'clock in the morning. The cause of the fire is not clear. Officials said an investigation is underway. On Friday morning, the police asked the neighbors for information. Police have not been able to confirm whether the fire is related to the recent robbery cases.