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One man in hospital after jumping from two-story townhouse fire

File photo. (PHOTO: Tom Ross, 660 NEWS)

CALGARY (660 NEWS) – One man is in hospital after a fire broke out in southwest Calgary.

At around 2 pm on Monday, the Calgary Fire department responded to reports of a structure fire in the community of Glendale.

Fire crews arrived at a townhouse near St. Gregory School, across from 26 ave southwest that was engulfed in flames and smoke.

One person self-evacuated from their second-story suite and was transported to the hospital.

Fire crews were able to contain the fire to the suite of origin.

There were no other reported injuries after 9 suites were temporarily evacuated.

Calgary Fire Department crews, including a Fire investigator, remain on scene to determine the cause of the fire.

CFD reminds citizens that smoke and CO alarms help save lives and to make sure they are tested regularly in all homes.