As temperatures scorched at around 35 C on Wednesday, the Calgary Fire Department responded to two blazes within an hour.
Crews were met with heavy smoke and flames when they arrived at the scene of a house fire in the 3000 block of Radcliffe Drive S.E. after 5 p.m.
One adult was taken to hospital due to smoke inhalation and another was assessed on scene, the CFD said.
Firefighters rescued two lizards and said later Wednesday evening that a missing dog was found dead in the home.
Officials said the damage is “significant.”
At 5:40 p.m., the CFD responded to another fire.
Flames emerged from the second storey of a home in the 200 block of Martinwood Way N.E.
Four adults got out safely before crews arrived — the CFD initially said it was five adults — and there were no injuries.
Crews said there is significant damage to the second floor.
Both fires are under investigation.
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