2 arrested after fire at Old Strathcona CP rail yard

Edmonton firefighters responded to the Canadian Pacific rail yard in Old Strathcona, south of Whyte Avenue and east of Gateway Boulevard Saturday evening.

A spokesperson for Edmonton Fire Rescue Services said crews responded to a call around 7 p.m. for a fire at an abandoned building on the property.

Firefighters were on scene within six minutes and had the fire under control within 30 minutes. The fire was declared out at 10 p.m.

The CP Police Service arrested two people on scene, according to the EFRS spokesperson.

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