Fire forces evacuation of townhouse complex in northeast Edmonton early Friday

WATCH ABOVE: Several people were forced from their homes after a fire at a townhouse complex in northeast Edmonton Friday morning.

A fire forced several people from their northeast Edmonton homes early Friday.

The fire at a townhouse complex near Hermitage Road and Harrison Drive was reported at around 3:30 a.m.

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Heavy smoke was pouring out of a second-floor window when emergency crews arrived.

They managed to contain the fire to the upper floor of one suite, but evacuated neighbouring townhomes as a precaution.

Nobody was injured and investigators are working to determine a cause.

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