Firefighters battle blaze in northeast Edmonton apartment

EDMONTON — A fire on the second floor of a northeast Edmonton apartment building has fire crews evacuating residents with a ladder truck.

Firefighters were called to the four-storey building at 129 Avenue and 64 Street at 5:54 p.m. Crews saw smoke coming from the second floor when they arrived at the apartment.

Residents are being evacuated from the third and fourth floors with a ladder truck.

Edmonton Fire Rescue Service says a couch was on fire.

One person is being treated by EMS, though the extent of their injuries are unknown.

Crews are still working to put out the fire.

This is a developing story…

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