Overnight fire destroys house under construction in southwest Edmonton

EDMONTON — A home under construction in southwest Edmonton went up in flames Monday night.

Edmonton Fire Rescue Services received a number of calls about a fire on Crawford Drive around 10:45 p.m. Nine units responded and the fire was under control within 20 minutes and out just after midnight.

According to EFRS, the home was a complete loss.

Exterior siding and window were damages on three neighbouring homes.

No one was living in the house and there were no injuries.  

The damages are estimated to be $500,000.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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