Lethbridge firefighters responded to a residential fire in the 2300 block of 7 Avenue North this afternoon. Several calls from the public were reported to 911 at 12:30 p.m. Four stations and 27 firefighters responding with additional support from Lethbridge Police and Fire Prevention.
Crews were met with heavy smoke and intense heat but were able to safely evacuate all occupants and two pets that were in the home. One firefighter was taken to hospital with minor injuries.
Damage is estimated at $200,000. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
No further details are available at this time.