Fire at west-end restaurant sends plumes of smoke into sky
Edmonton Fire Rescue Services responded at 3:10 after receiving 14 calls about the former Milestones restaurant being on fire.
Drivers on 170 Street saw black smoke billowing from the former Milestones Restaurant Thursday afternoon.
Edmonton Fire Rescue Services responded at 3:10 after receiving 14 calls about the building at 171 Street and 100 Avenue being on fire.
High winds had the smoke swirling around area businesses, causing some patrons at a nearby restaurant to leave.
Edmonton police restricted traffic in the area.
Fire crews had the fire under control quickly, by 3:18 p.m., although the exterior of the building sustained some damage.
The building was empty and there were no reported injuries. The fire is currently under investigation.