EDMONTON -- Heavy smoke was seen in the area as firefighters battled a blaze in an empty home at 100 Street and 83 Avenue on Friday morning.

Edmonton Fire Rescue Services were called to the scene just after 7 a.m. The fire was declared under control just before 9 a.m.

Firefighters removed some large tree branches with a chainsaw in order to make room for their ladder truck.

March 27 fire, ladder truck

The home is abandoned and appears to be set for demolition. No injuries have been reported.