Calgary firefighters assaulted while responding to alarm
Police say one man has been taken into custody and faces charges
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Calgary police say two firefighters were confronted and assaulted by a man after they entered a building to check the fire alarm.
The members were responding to an alarm in the 800 block of 15 Ave. SW just before 6 p.m.
They met a man in the building's stairwell, who assaulted them and threatened them with a weapon.
The firefighters called police, who found the suspect in his apartment after breaking down the door. They took a man and a woman into custody.
Police say no one was injured and charges against one man are pending.