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Update: Fire out at apartment construction site in north end Halifax

By Steve MacArthur Apr 23, 2024 | 8:51 AM

Thick black smoke covered north end Halifax after a fire at a construction site.

Smoke could be seen filling up the sky as people made their way to work on Tuesday morning.

The fire broke out around 8 a.m. on one of the upper levels of an apartment building that’s currently under development.

It’s located at the corner of Robie and Almon where a number of new residential buildings are being built.

By 9 a.m. the situation was under control.

Fire at apartment complex in the north end Halifax

Video footage shows a series of explosions where the fire was burning, reports indicate they were related to propane tanks.

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Police and fire crews remain on the scene and are asking drivers to avoid the area.

Residents are being told to close their windows and shut off air exchangers.