$2M in damage in industrial fire west of Edmonton
Crews responded to a fire at the Expocrete Manufacturing Centre west of Edmonton on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. (Sean Amato/CTV News Edmonton)
EDMONTON -- A fire in an industrial area west of Edmonton on Wednesday caused more than $2 million in damage.
Crews were called to the Expocrete Manufacturing Centre west of Edmonton around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Thick black smoke could be seen pouring from the building when they arrived.
A spokesperson for Parkland County Fire Services said the fire was mostly contained to a kiln area of the building, but some surrounding machinery was also damaged.
PCFS also said the cause the fire is accidental, and the building has been released to the owner.