EDMONTON -- Edmonton fire responded to a small fire within a church in the Alberta Avenue area.

Firefighters arrived to a small fire at 12:40 p.m. Saturday that started in the foyer of the building located around 118 Avenue and 96 Street.

The fire was declared under control at 1:32 p.m. and fully extinguished around 2:00 p.m. Flames did not extend into the pews of the church.

Fire officials said no one was in the building at the time.

There is no word on a cause of the fire.