UPDATE: The fire is now under control. At least one business was destroyed. 3 firefighters were taken to hospital to be checked out. There’s no word yet on what caused the blaze.
Fire crews are battling a blaze at a commercial garage in Edmonton’s southeast this afternoon. There was a report of an explosion just after 1 o’clock in a building near W.P. Wagner school. By time crews arrived, the garage was fully engulfed in flames, and collapsed. Crews entered a commercial building nearby to remove several pressurized tanks inside. There’s no word on any injuries.