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Rainy day fire in northeast Calgary displaces nine

(Photo by Chelsey Harms/660 NEWS)

CALGARY (660 NEWS) – Nine people will have to find somewhere to stay after the Calgary Fire Department spent much of Friday evening at a house fire near the area of Centre Street and 60 Avenue N.E.

Once on scene, crews attacked the fire that is believed to have started from a kitchen fan and spread to the attic.

Calgary transit did bring a bus to shelter the residents from the constant rain while housing was arranged.

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The Calgary Police Service also shut down a portion of Centre Street for a period of time as well.

Crews will remain at the scene checking for fire extension and hot spots. The cause of the fire is under investigation.